🐅 Pittsburgh Zoo reopening with significant changes after coronavirus closure

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium reopening Friday with new ticketing system, other changes

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium will reopen Friday with a timed ticketing system and other changes.

Visitors will need to have a confirmed timed ticket to get into the zoo. The tickets are being made available in two-week increments so that modifications can be made as needed.

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In addition to the new ticketing system, visitors will notice the following changes:

  • Closure of playground areas
  • No tram service
  • Limited capacity within the park
  • Social distancing markers throughout the park
  • Closure of log ride
  • Closure of zip line
  • Single queuing lines

“The safety of our animals, staff, and visitors are top priority. The Zoo will follow and enforce all guidelines set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Continued adjustments will be made as state health officials provide further guidance and permissions,” a news release said.

CLICK HERE for more information about tickets and the changes at the zoo.

Pittsburgh Zoo prepared for reopening with significant changes