Roosevelt Park Zoo is open daily starting May 9, 2020.

Minot Park District has been working closely with state and local officials regarding COVID-19. We are following the recommendations from the North Dakota Department of Health along with Governor Burgum to keep our population safe. 




no giraffe feeding station

Giraffes are medium risk  |  six foot perimeters are in place for high risk cats & otters

summer OPEN May 9

RPZ open May 9 | 7 days a week from 10-6 | Click here Opening PSA from our 5 regional AZA zoos

Phase 1 Limitations

Phase 1 may include closures of animal feeding stations, aviary, etc | Click here for full list

Zoo Mother’s Day

Moms admission free with child admission all week | Click here for press release

Restart Plan Submitted

Restart protocols for phases 1-3 submitted to ND Governor’s office | Click here for full protocol

mask Use at RPZ

RPZ to increase PPE during animal care | April 6, 2020 | Click here for RPZ PPE Press Release

Confirmed: Human to Animal Case

Malayan Tiger tests positive for COVID-19  | April 5, 2020 | Click here for WCS Bronx Zoo Press Release

Zoo currently Closed

Public open is to be determined (May 1 earliest) | March 31, 2020 | Click here for the full press release

Easter at the Zoo

Cancelled | March 31, 2020 | Click here for the full press release

Accreditation Statement

Tiger King Quarantine Questions? | Start Here | March 30, 2020 | Click here for the full press release

Wild Spirits Event

Cancelled | March 17, 2020 | Watch for Bacon & Brew on June 28, 2020

Zoo currently closed

Minot Park District Recommends Temporary Closure | March 16, 2020 | Click here for press release