Zoo Rules


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The rules & guidelines are posted at the entrance to the park & inside the park.  Zoo Staff will remove anyone who violates Zoo Guidelines.


  • Big Joel's Safari is a Smoke Free Facility

  • No Outside Food or Beverages including alcohol are allowed into the park. Bottled water or water in a clear container is permitted

  • No Pets are allowed on premises

  • Adults are responsible for the safety of their children and must be supervised at all times.

  • Help Big Joel's Safari protect the animals. Obey signs, stay on walkways, always walk, and do not throw any objects into their habitats

  • We Reserve the right to inspect anything that is brought into the Zoo

Disabilities Note

We are partially wheelchair accessible. The zoo is on natural terrain, which means there are slight inclines, gravel, and grass to manage. We not have wheelchair rentals.
Service Animals can only have access to our gift shop & pavilion area for the safety of our animals.



9 am - 3 pm


9 am - 3 pm


9 am - 3 pm


9 am - 3 pm


9 am - 3 pm


9 am - 5 pm


11 am - 5 pm



$8 per person ages 2 to adult

children under 2 are free

Single person season pass $35*

3 person season pass $95*

4 person season pass $130*

Additional season passes can be added to the four pack for $30* each.

* plus taxes

Contact & Location



13187 State Hwy M
Wright City, MO 63390

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