Due to construction in the park, extended closures of both eastbound and westbound lanes of Druid Park Lake Drive are currently taking place. If you are planning to come to the Zoo, we suggest you take the following route to access the Zoo parking lot.
Take I-83 to Exit 9 B – Coldspring Lane West
Follow Coldspring Lane approximately 0.6 miles to the traffic light at Greenspring Avenue
Turn LEFT onto Greenspring Avenue.
Follow Greenspring Avenue approximately 1.3 miles
Go straight at the corner of Greenspring Avenue and Druid Park Lake Drive to enter Druid Hill Park.
Follow the road and turn left at the 4 th road (the Old Reptile House will be on your right)
We’re wild about giraffes every day–but especially on World Giraffe Day! Did you know that World Giraffe Day is on June 21st because it is the longest day of the year? And there’s no better time to celebrate the animal with the longest neck!
Due to continuing covid-related limitations, most activities related to this Wild About Day will be virtual.
Check out these activities and resources to help you go wild about giraffes!
Visit our social media platforms for the Wild About Giraffes Keeper Q&A on June 21st! Giraffe keepers will be sharing answers to YOUR questions throughout the day.
Still can’t get enough giraffes in your day? Take a peek at how keepers work with the giraffes with a throwback to Willow’s early days of target training, then book your tickets for our new Giraffe Training Experience!
Adopt a Giraffe
Zoo animal adopters play an important role in supporting the Zoo and our mission of preserving wildlife and wild places. Adopt a giraffe today!