City of Lufkin, 300 E. Shepherd
Lufkin, Texas 75902 936-634-8881

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402 Zoo Circle,
Lufkin, Texas 75904.

On the north Loop 287, exit north on Martin Luther King and turn left immediately onto Zoo Circle. Parking is available along the street or the parking lots in Ellen Trout Park. Buses are requested to park in the Expo Center parking lot.

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Zoo Headlines

Mashaka's Health Continues to Improve

(October 18, 2016) Mashaka the adult male African Lion is improving and slowly recovering from his previously reported illness.

Zoo Boo will be held October 21st and 22nd from 6-8pm with admittance closing at 7:30pm. There will be candy, games, and a costume contests. The costume contest will have two age groups, 0-4 years old and 5-10 years old. The 0-4 age group will start at 6:30 and the 5-10 year olds will start at 7:00. Bring the whole family for a safe and spooktacular night of fun and “Trick or Treating” at the wildest place in town! In preparation for Zoo Boo Ellen Trout Zoo and Ellen Trout Park will be closing at 4pm and the Zoo will reopen at 6pm. Admission is $7 for adults and $3.50 for children 4-11. Friends of the Ellen Trout Zoo members are free with their membership card. Proceeds will benefit the zoo’s new “Gorilla Forest” project.

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The Online Account provides accessibility for registrants to update personal information, review registration details, print statements and make payments on existing balances. Click here to manage your online account.

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