Smithsonian National Zoological Park l Friends of the National Zoo



Elephant Outpost

Capacity: 200 Banquet, 400 Reception

Outdoor Venue for Morning or Evening Events

As you turn down the path at the life-size elephant sculpture, follow the elephant footprints through lush foliage to the Elephant Outpost. Excitement builds quickly as you approach the bottom of the elephant yard, hoping a real elephant is awaiting your arrival just 15 feet away! The Elephant Outpost explores jungle life for our largest residents, complete with interactive displays featuring astounding facts and life-size photos. With a wooden structure that's scattered with indigenous furniture and artifacts, a spacious and open plaza to accommodate a tent and bathrooms tucked away nearby, the outpost is the perfect quiet spot for an immersive event.

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