Zoo Hours: Mid April – September, 10:00am – 7:00pm
September – Mid October, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Admission: Adults(13+) – $11.25, Ages 3-12 – $8.25, 2 and under – Free, Military – $10.15, Senior Citizen($62+): $10.25
- Kathy Diekman – Zoo Director
- Tom Schmaltz – Curator
Chahinkapa Zoo Association:
Chahinkapa Zoo Association meets on the second Monday of each month at 5:45PM in Rodger Ehnstrom Nature Center.
President – Wade Harty
Vice-President – Trudi Bellmore
Tim Matz, DVM
Chahinkapa Zoo Campground
Campground: There are 2 cabins, 7 RV sites (only 2 contain water hookups, but all have 30amp electricity), and 8 tent sites (4 have electricity).
RV/ Camper: $30/night for drive ups, $35/night for reservations
Tents: $20/night without electricity, $25/night with electricity.
Cans for Camels
Drop aluminum cans off at the Nature Center entrance, Econofoods, or bring them directly to the Wilkin County Recycling Center and credit them to the zoo.
Prairie Rose Chapel
The Prairie Rose Chapel at Chahinkapa Zoo is available for weddings, renewal of vows and other special events. It is a beautifully restored, quaint church that can hold 60 visitors. Call 642-8709 to reserve dates
Prairie Rose Carousel