Park Hours

8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.  Monday - Sunday


Zoo Hours

9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Sunday*

*Animals will start to be put up for the night at 4:30 p.m. Guests must exit by 5 pm.

Park Only Passes

This includes the children’s play park, picnic areas, BMX track, Disc Golf course, stocked catfish pond, nature trails, boat dock on Lake Chehaw, Mountain Bike Trail and camping area. Zoo tickets are additional cost.

Adults (13-61) $3.00
Children (4-12) $2.00
Senior Adults and Military $2.00

Zoo Passes

The Zoo is inside the Park. Park Passes must also be purchased to visit the Zoo. Gift shop clerk will retain ability to charge an entrance fee to individuals without a Zoo pass.

Children 3 & Under Free
Children (4-12) $5.30
Adults (13-61) $8.20
Military $5.30
Senior Adults (62+) $7.20


Become a Member

Chehaw Membership Levels & Benefits

Become a member of Chehaw, whether you are an individual, couple, or family and make lasting family memories and enjoy new animal discoveries the whole year through. Visit the animals including, cheetahs, rhinos, meerkats, lemurs, wolves, and more, then share a picnic with family and friends at our beautiful Park. Members also receive free or discounted admission to the many exciting annual events, such as the Native American Cultural Festival, Frontier Festival, and the Festival of Lights. There is so much to see and do at Chehaw!

As a member you receive wonderful benefits and your support enables us to touch the hearts and minds of schoolchildren each year as well as support species survival programs that save endangered animals. All membership levels include admission to the Park and Zoo for one full year. Also, through our AZA partnership, Chehaw members receive free or discounted admission to more than 170 zoos and aquariums throughout the US.

Basic Membership

All members receive the following benefits:

  • 10% discount at the gift shop and the Beastro, Chehaw’s concession stand
  • $10 off the second summer camp
  • Discounts and invitations to members’ only events
Admission to Park and Zoo for one year for one named adult.
Admission to Park and Zoo for one year for named two adults.
Admission to Park and Zoo for one year for two named adults and four named children under 18*. Four one-time use guest passes. Four Wiregrass Express tickets.
*Additional children can be added for $10 each.

Preferred Membership

Preferred members also enjoy the following benefits:

  • Add-a-Nanny
    Your nanny or babysitter can bring your children to the park at no additional cost.
Keeper's Circle
All benefits listed previously and a total of six guest passes. Six Wiregrass Express tickets. Behind-the-scenes tour with the Zookeeper.
Curator's Club
All benefits listed previously and a total of eight guest passes. Eight Wiregrass Express tickets. Behind-the-scenes tour with the Zoo Curator.
Director's Den
All benefits listed previously and a total of ten guest passes. Ten Wiregrass Express tickets. 20% discount on one rental of Creekside center. One FREE Family Membership to share. Invitation for two to an Evening with the Director where you will enjoy a meal and a behind-the-scenes encounter with the animals and Executive Director.

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