TYLER, Texas (KETK) – Caldwell Zoo is opening to the public after the coronavirus pandemic forced them to closed for over two months.
The zoo plans to open their doors to the public on Monday, May 18 for people to get outdoors visit the animals.
However, due to COVID-19 concerns, the campus will implement safety and sanitation protocols to protect the guests, staff, and animals.
The following adjustments have been made:
- All visitors (including members) must reserve a time slot for their visit
- All foot traffic will be one-way
- There will be a separate entrance and exit
- Reentry will not be allowed after exiting
- The Chakula Cafe will be open, but no inside seating.
- Guests can purchase refreshments and use outdoor dining spaces
- Ability to use cash is limited
- Certain parts of the zoo are temporarily closed
- Petting pen
- Rhino House Building
- Penguin House Building
- Texas Reptile Building
- Events Meeting Room
- Water Fountains
For more information regarding entry, you can visit the Caldwell Zoo website.