Temporary Zoo Closing March 25 thru April 23

The Virginia Govenor has ordered all non-essential businesses closed beginning March 25, 2020.  After that we will be closed until the governor orders change (as of now possible opening date is April 23, 2020). The zoo owners(Mark & Christine) live on the zoo grounds to always provide 24/7 care to the animals. The animals will be receiving the same amazing care they receive every single day!


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Luray Zoo, A Rescue Zoo
1087 US Highway 211 West
Luray, VA 22835




Field Trip To The Zoo

Interested in bringing your group for a field trip? Well Luray Zoo offers a special group rate when you book your field trip! Field Trips are not just for schools but for summer camps, girl scouts, boy scouts, home school groups, retirement home…. A fun and educational experience for all ages! 


 It takes on average 1.5 hrs to 2 hrs for the Field Trip to be completed.

How To Book Your Field Trip To The Zoo

Field Trips  can last 1.5 -2 hrs. please call the zoo at (540)-743-4113 to book your Field Trip. When you call to book your Field Trip you will receive special pricing. Please inform if your group would like time to shop in the gift shop.

Before calling please have the following ready:

*The date you are requesting and an alternative in the event your first choice is unavailable.

*An estimate of the number of Teachers, Students, and Chaperones. The zoo prefers a chaperone for every six students. The zoo is not responsible for watching children on field trips. 

* If you have any special topics you would like us to teach please ask at booking.

Payment is due upon arrival on the day of your Field Trip. We can also invoice you so you can pay in advance. All people attending are required to pay admission.