Get To Know Decatur: The Scovill Zoo

Scovill Zoo

After the holidays are over, there’s this nagging feeling that the fun is all over. However, this is simply not the case. Even after Christmas and New Year’s have ended, there’s plenty of fun activities and events you and your family can enjoy. For instance, there’s the Scovill Zoo!

What To Do

Although the Scovill Zoo is closed until Saturday, April 6, you and your family have plenty of time to browse the website and plan a date to visit. The zoo is located at 71 S Country Club Rd, Decatur, IL 62521. If you wish to purchase a membership, be sure to call (217) 421-7435. You can also reserve the Scovill House or Shilling Education Center.

Admission Prices

The price of admission to the zoo is the following:

  • Adults – $6.95
  • Children Ages 2-12 – $4.95
  • Seniors 65 and Older – $5.95
  • Children Under 2 – Free

In addition to this, guests can ride the Z. O. & O. Express Train and the Endangered Species Carousel. There’s plenty to love at the Scovill Zoo, so plan your trip today!

Upcoming Events

The Scovill Zoo constantly hosts a variety of events you won’t want to miss! For instance, the following is a list of upcoming events:

  • Saturday, January 5 at 9:00 a.m. – Saturday Zoo Buzz: Zoo Volunteerism
  • Tuesday, January 8 at 10:00 a.m. – Zoo Buddies: Happy Hedgehogs
  • Saturday, February 2 at 9:00 a.m. – Saturday Zoo Buzz: Small Steps To Save The World
  • Tuesday, February 12 at 10:00 a.m. – Zoo Buddies: Hootin’ Owls
  • Saturday, March 2 at 9:00 a.m. – Saturday Zoo Buzz: Zoo Recreation

As you might have noticed, these events occur in 2019 before the zoo opens. That’s because these are special events for adults and for children. To learn more about upcoming events, take a look at the event calendar.

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While in Decatur, IL

After you’ve enjoyed a trip to the Scovill Zoo with your family, be sure to stop by Bob Brady Honda. At our dealership, we happily offer an incredible inventory filled with a wide array of vehicles. You’re certain to find something you love!

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You’ll find our dealership conveniently located at 3955 E Boyd Rd, Decatur, IL 62521 which means residents of Springfield, Champaign, and Monticello are just a short drive away. Once you arrive, our friendly and knowledgeable team members will be more than happy to show you around, fill you in on our special offers, and let you take a test drive or two. We look forward to seeing you soon.