Plan Your Visit


Spring Hours:
9 am - 5 pm

(March 11 - May 28, 2018)

Summer Hours:
8 am - 5 pm

(May 26 - September 3, 2018)

Fall Hours:
9 am - 5 pm

(September 4 - November 4, 2018)

Winter Hours:
9 am - 4 pm

(November 5, 2018 - March 10, 2019)


Military Discount
Rolling Hills Zoo welcomes military personnel with a 15% admission discount, with proof of Military ID.

AAA Discount
RHZ welcomes AAA Members, and honors them with a 10% discount with their AAA Member Card.

AZA Zoo Reciprocity List

Did you know that as a Rolling Hills Zoo Member you could receive a discount at other AZA-accredited Zoos across the country?
One of the benefits of becoming a member of your local AZA-accredited zoo or aquarium is free or discounted admission to AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums that participate in the AZA Reciprocal Admissions Program.


Tram Rides
Available Daily: Memorial Day through Labor Day

Available Weekends Only: Labor Day through Thanksgiving, and April 1st through Memorial Day

Available by Reservation: Year-round with a minimum of 12 guests in your party. Requires advanced reservation through our Group Sales Department.

Rental Information
Wheelchair Rental: $8.00

Stroller Rental: Single is $6.00 • Double is $8.00

Electric Scooters: $25.00

Dog Kennels
Traveling with your dog? Rolling Hills Zoo offers kennel service for your dog, free of charge in an air-conditioned area, while you visit the Zoo & Wildlife Museum.

Picnic Area
Food brought from home may be enjoyed in our large, covered picnic area, outside of the Zoo, just off the parking lot area. The picnic area also has restroom facilities, a water fountain, soda machine, and a small children's play area. A stamp on your hand gets you back into the zoo!

Zoo Map

Click on the image below to view the Zoo Map

Gift Shops

No visit to Rolling Hills Zoo would be complete without a stop at the Safari Station or Elephant's Trunk Gift Shop!

Specializing in merchandise for wildlife and nature enthusiasts, guests will find a wide variety of unique gifts and souvenirs. Items include plush animals, jewelry, educational toys, t-shirts, and much more! 

The Safari Station is located at the Zoo entrance and is open during regular Zoo hours, Memorial Day through Labor Day. The Elephant's Trunk Gift Shop is located in the Wildlife Museum and is open year-round during regular Zoo & Museum hours.

Forgot to pick something up on your last visit? Contact the Gift Shop, and they can ship it to you! 

Overlook Restaurant

Hungry guests don't have far to go during their visit. The Overlook Restaurant is located in the heart of Rolling Hills, overlooking the beautiful zoo.

Our Menu
The Overlook menu includes grill items, salads, ice cream, fresh-baked cookies, hot and cold drinks, and a host of other taste-tempting treats. 

Seating for up to 40 guests is available inside the restaurant, and up to 200 guests outside on the patio. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Where to Stay

The following Salina Hotels have partnered with RHZ by offering special rates for our guests. Upon check-in at one of these participating hotels, show your Rolling Hills Zoo admission receipt to receive their special zoo rate.

Baymont Inn & Suites - 1740 W. Crawford • 785-823-6900

Best Western Plus - 745 W. Schilling Road • 785-493-9800

Candlewood Suites - 2650 Planet Avenue • 785-823-6939

Comfort Suites - 715 W. Schilling Road • 785-494-6944

Country Inn & Suites - 2760 S. Ninth Street • 785-827-1271

Courtyard by Mariott - 3020 Riffel Drive • 785-309-1300

Days Inn (Near I-70) - 407 W. Diamond Drive • 785-823-9791

Hampton Inn by Hilton of Salina - 401 W. Schilling Road • 785-823-

Holiday Inn - 3145 S. Ninth Street • 785-404-6767

LaQuinta Inn & Suites - 201 E. Diamond Drive • 785-827-9000

Quality Inn & Suites - 2110 W. Crawford Street • 785-825-2111