Due to flooding, the Hutchinson Zoo is closed until further notice. The Gift Shop is open however, so come out and support us! Call ahead to see if the train will be running or if you have questions during this time. We apologize for the inconvenience... the animals are safe and doing well!
  1. Zoo Spotlight


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    The Prairie Thunder Railroad

    A favorite attraction of zoo goers, The Prairie Thunder Railroad season starts March 1st. For days and times of rides Read on...
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    A Book & A Beast

    Come hear a short story & meet a special animal. Every Friday starting April 5th. Read on...
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    Once Upon a Farm

    Come on out for our second year of hosting FREE educational programming for kids! This year we will be taking you on an adventure in the world of farming and farm animals. . . Read on...
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    Home on the Range: Summer Camp

    Join us this summer to explore the world of farming, prairie eco-systems, and why it's all so important. Read on...