Visitors Arriving Via Metro: Due to track maintenance, the Cleveland Park and Woodley Park metro stations (those closest to the Zoo) will be closed for the remaining Saturdays and Sundays in May. A FREE shuttle bus will operate between the Dupont Circle and Van Ness stations, making intermediate stops in front of the Zoo and at the closed stations. Find more information about getting to the Zoo on the Parking and Directions page.
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Researchers from the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute's Migratory Bird Center (SMBC) and partners are celebrating the start of migration this month with a single long-billed curlew they... read more
On March 17 around 10:55 a.m., a contractor was performing routine maintenance on the life support system (LSS) located between the otter and beaver habitats on the American Trail exhibit at t... read more
Officials from the Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) and the Central Zoo Authority from the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change of the Republic of... read more