Central Park Zoo

Facility Access Information

Wheelchair Parking Location
No Parking is available at the Zoo. Parking Garages are available in the neighborhood.
Main Entrance
64th Street & 5th Avenue has 20 steps.
Accessible Entrance
Enter through 59th and 5th Avenue at Grand Army Plaza, across the street from the Plaza Hotel . Walk through Central Park for approximately 5 minutes
Café / Restaurant
Café/Restaurant is wheelchair accessible
Wheelchairs Available
Segways Not Allowed
Service Animals
Sitting Area Location
Throughout the Zoo
Tours and Scheduled Programs
The Central Park Zoo School programs are designed to connect kids to wildlife and our natural world. The programs feature live animal encounters, hands-on-activities, and a visit to the zoo. We offer a wide range of programs, from Barnyard Animals, Exploring the Rainforest, polar Regions, Primates, Reptiles and Amphibians to Biodiversity. Our programs enhance your science curricula and meet National & State Science Standards.

Pre K-K $200 per class 1 hour long
Maximum Size 25 students/5 adults

1st Grade and up $225 per class 75 minutes class
Maximum size 25 students, 5 adults
Our Access Programs Use
Verbal Description Tours
Original touchable objects
Touch objects (replicas, facsimiles, props)
Verbal descriptions
Hands-on classroom activities
Music and sound
Other Programs for Audiences with Diverse Needs
Cognitive Disabilites, autism, special education