2013 Season Information
Open Daily from April 20 to October 6, 2013
Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm
Saturday 9am to 6pm
Sunday 11am to 6pm
Holidays Open Until 6pm
Children (2-10): $10.95
Children (Under 2): FREE
Binder Park Zoo Members: FREE
Reciprocal zoo members receive 50% off regular admission rates
Parking is FREE
Stroller and wheelchair rental available at Zoo entrance and Wild Africa arrival station.
SUV Wagon $8.00
Manual wheelchair (small, medium & large available) $6.00
Electric scooter $20.00 w/ $20.00 deposit
Tram to Wild Africa is FREE
Z.O. & O. Railroad is $2.00
Binda Conservation Carousel is $2.00
FEED THE GIRAFFES!
Twiga Overlook is located between the ranger station and research camp in Wild Africa. You can purchase feed for the giraffes and souvenirs for yourself.
Giraffe Feed $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00
Food & Gift Shops
SAFARI GIFT SHOP is located near the zoo exit and stocks all of your favorite zoo souvenirs. Or complete your safari with a stop to ZAWADI TRADERS for African inspired souvenirs and gifts. Both shops are open Monday-Friday 10-5, Saturday & Holidays 10-6, and Sunday 12-6.
BEULAH’S RESTAURANT is located in the center of the zoo near the kangaroos and KALAHARI KITCHEN is located in the African village in Wild Africa. Both restaurants are open Monday-Friday 10-5, Saturday & Holidays 10-6, and Sunday 12-6.
Picnic tables in the pavilions are available to guests on a first-come first-served basis. Pavilions are available for rental if you wish to reserve a space for your corporate picnic, family reunion, or other get-together. More information on pavilion rental is available here.
Binder Park Zoo
7400 Division Drive
Battle Creek, MI 49014
Fax: (269) 979-8834
Mobility Device Policy
Wheelchairs and other devices designed for persons with a mobility impairment (electric powered or manual) are permitted inside the park.
Devices other than a wheelchair or powerchair/scooter, if used for a mobility impairment only, may be allowed into the park upon final approval of Zoo personnel. The following devices will NOT be permitted: unicycles, bicycles, golf carts, gas powered vehicles of any kind, including ATV’s, lawn mowers, go-carts, etc.
There is a maximum speed limit for all mobility devices of 5 miles per hour inside the park. For the safety of our guests, anyone who does not comply with the speed limit or is operating the device unsafely will be removed from the park.
Any wheelchair or scooter wider than 29 ½ inches will not be able to board the trams to Africa, the carousel, or the ZO&O Railroad. Ramps for all rides have a 600 lb maximum capacity.
When we have chilly spring weather, some of our temperature sensitive animals, like the giraffe, may be off exhibit when conditions are too cold and/or rainy. We will do our best to post animals off exhibit and any delays at the entrance to the zoo each day. We apologize for any inconvenience.