- All rides with the exception of the Carousel are closed for the season. The Carousel is open daily 10 a.m. to Close (Please call ahead for availability at 614-724-3485)
- The Train Ride will be operating for Wildlights nightly 5 p.m. to Close through January 5. *weather permitting.
Located on the west side of the Zoo near Bob and Evelyn’s Roadhouse, enjoy the upbeat sounds and the thrill of riding on our authentic 1914 Mangel-Illions Carousel complete with 52 original horses, chariots and band organ. Individual rides may be purchased for $1 per rider.
Bob Evans Express Train Ride
Individual rides may be purchased for $1 per rider.
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium guests and members now have the opportunity to see stingrays up close and to touch these majestic creatures! The Stingray Bay experience will encourage visitors to interact with the Zoo’s brand new school of stingrays by watching these beautiful animals “fly” through the water and dipping their hands in the water to come in contact with them.
Grange Insurance Stings, Wings N’ Play Things Park
Children's playground located between African Forest and Voyage to Australia and the Islands.
Children's playground located in Polar Frontier in North America.
Purchase tickets at the train station. Pony rides are $4 per rider.
*Riders must be 10 years old or younger.
**Ride may close due to weather, temperature, humidity or technical issues.
Opens Weekends: Saturday March 23, 2013
Opens Daily: Saturday, May 25, 2013
CLICK HERE for more information on the rides in Jungle Jack's Landing.
*Hours of operation for the rides are subject to change without notice. For a list of rides in operation, please call