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John Ball Zoo

  • 1300 W. Fulton St.
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • (616) 336-4301

Family Fun

Just one mile from downtown Grand Rapids, this classic urban zoo features 2,000+ animals, a petting zoo, aquarium, zip line, ropes course and much more.

Outdoor Explorer

Just one mile from downtown Grand Rapids, this zoo includes a hilltop tree house and large picnic area in addition to 2,000+ animals and various rides/activities.

Local Gems

One of the nation’s oldest urban zoos, just one mile from downtown, features 2,000+ animals, a petting zoo, aquarium, zip line, ropes course and much more.

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Just steps away from John Ball Zoo, John Ball Park includes picnic areas, playgrounds, biking, hiking/walking, access point for Kent Trails, and  pond. Picnic area reservations can be done online www.jbzoo.org/rentals/picnics beginning mid-February.

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  • Minutes to Airport: 15
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  • Park Type: City
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  • Exhibits Space Yes
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  • Largest Room 3000
  • Total Sq. Ft. 5500
  • Reception Capacity 180
  • Theatre Capacity 210
  • AudioVisual Services Yes
  • Auditorium Seating 250
  • Concurrent Meeting Rooms 2
  • Conference Capacity 250
  • Banquet Capacity 180
  • Number of Rooms 2
  • Booths 25
  • Classroom Capacity 130
BISSELL Tree House
  • Theater Capacity: 220
  • Classroom Capacity: 120
  • Banquet Capacity: 180
  • Reception Capacity: 180
Ballroom
  • Theater Capacity: 150
  • Classroom Capacity: 80
  • Banquet Capacity: 130
  • Reception Capacity: 130
Jun 13, 2017

Walk With Me

  • Times:  5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Location:  John Ball Zoo, 1300 W. Fulton St., Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Phone:  (616) 336-4301
  • Category:  Fun Runs/Races
Mar 11 - Nov 19, 2017

John Ball Zoological Garden 2017

  • Price:  Included when you show your 2017 Culture Pass
  • Buy one adult and child admission, get a second child admission free
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