Directions & Parking

Click the map above to view Lincoln Park Zoo in Google Maps.

Lincoln Park Zoo is located off Lake Shore Drive at the Fullerton Parkway exit, just minutes north of downtown Chicago. From I-94, exit at either Fullerton Parkway or North Avenue and go east.

The entrance for Zoo-ologie 2018 is through the zoo's West Gate on Stockton Drive, or the zoo's East Gate accessible through the zoo's parking lot on Cannon Drive.

Complimentary parking is available for all Zoo-ologie guests in the zoo's main parking lot, accessible from the intersection of Cannon Drive and Fullerton Parkway.

If you are traveling by taxi, you can request a drop-off at the zoo's West Gate at Stockton Drive and Webster Avenue, or at the East Gate on Cannon Drive. To reach the zoo's East Gate please request that the driver enter the zoo's main parking lot at Cannon Drive and Fullerton Parkway and proceed south to the zoo's main entrance for drop-off. Taxis may drive through the zoo's parking lot to make drop-offs and pick-ups, free of charge.


Doors open at 7:30 p.m. for Explorer Experience guests and 8 p.m. for General Admission guests.

No tickets are needed – names will be held at the door.

Complimentary coat check will be available at registration.

We encourage you to celebrate responsibly at Zoo-ologie 2018.