Service dogs, as defined by the ADA, are absolutely welcome at Fresno Chaffee Zoo. To confirm that your dog is defined as a service dog by the ADA, visit https://www.ada.gov/regs2010/service_animal_qa.html or call our Visitor Services department at 559-470-6876.
Service dogs are welcome in most areas of the Zoo, however, for the safety of the animals, service dogs are prohibited in the Rainforest, Tropical Treasures, Australian Aviary, Stingray Bay and Valley Farm.
Guests visiting Fresno Chaffee Zoo with service dogs do have restrictions when visiting certain exhibits. Upon entrance to the Zoo, a Visitor Services staff members will inform you of any restrictions.
Does Fresno Chaffee Zoo offer a military discount?
Yes! Fresno Chaffee Zoo does offer a military discount on regular Zoo admission for active military members. The discount is 50% off for up to two guests.
Does Fresno Chaffee Zoo have wagons or wheelchairs available?
Yes! Wagons and wheelchairs are available from the Safari Trading Co. gift shop on a first-come, first-serve basis at the following rates:
Push Wagon Rental – $7.50
Wheelchair Rental – $4.00
Electric Wheelchair Rental – $20.00
Is smoking allowed inside Fresno Chaffee Zoo?
To provide a safer, healthier and more comfortable environment for guests and animals, both smoking and vaping are prohibited at the Zoo.
Is re-entry allowed at Fresno Chaffee Zoo?
Yes! Just have your hand stamped at the admission booth to return to the Zoo during the same day.
Are there any prohibited items at Fresno Chaffee Zoo?
For the safety and welfare of our animals and visitors, the following items are prohibited: