Potter Park Zoo is located along the Red Cedar River in Lansing, Michigan. The entrance to the Zoo is located ½ mile south of the I-496 Freeway. Take the Pennsylvania Avenue Exit #7, south to the Zoo entrance, on the east side of the road.

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Address: 1301 S Pennsylvania Ave, Lansing, MI 48912


*Resident – $3.00
Non-Resident – $5.00
Resident Annual Pass – $32.00
Non-Resident Annual Pass – $42.00
School Bus – FREE

* Resident refers to anyone living in Ingham County
* Oversize vehicle rates same as all other vehicles

Need Help Getting Around?*

Strollers – $5 per day
Double Strollers – $10 per day
Wagons – $10 per day (2 child maximum, weight limit under 42 lbs. per child)
Electric Cart** – First Hour $4 / Additional Hours $2
Wheelchairs – FREE

Please call to reserve an electric cart – 517-342-2765

* Please bring valid identification because it is required for all rentals
* A refundable $20 deposit is required for electric cart rentals
** Weather permitting

Visiting from an AZA Reciprocal Zoo or Aquarium?

AZA Reciprocal Admission to Potter Park Zoo includes discounted admission for up to two adults (as named on the visiting member(s) card), and, if it is a Family Membership, up to two children under 18.  Children under 3 are free. Reciprocal benefits apply to admission only and do not include additional guest or caregiver privileges, extra discounts, benefits, parking, special events, etc. that may be offered at your home zoo.

****Reciprocal zoo memberships do not allow access to special events

2017 AZA Reciprocal List