Park, Zoo, & Cemetery Department


400 Mickey Mantle Way
Independence, KS 67301

811 West Laurel Street
Attention: Park
Independence, KS 67301




Link: Parks & Zoo Department Page

Zoo Hours
   Zoo is Open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm until June 7th
Beginning June 8th Zoo Hours 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
We are open everyday!

Please observe social distancing guidelines while visiting the zoo.

 Zoo Admission is Free!

Park Hours
Sunday - Saturday
6 a.m. - midnight

Building rentals are now available with occupancy limits.

4H Buildings - 201 Occupancy Max
Shelter House - 25
Lone Chief - 24
Rock Kitchen - 20
Concession House - 15

Ride Hours
Rides are closed until Phase 3 (Scheduled for June 8th)
Starting Phase 3 rides will be open:
Saturday and Sundays
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Regular Hours will resume on June 25th.

Ride Cost
Train - 50 cents
Carousel - 5 cents
Miniature Golf - $2.00

Miss Able's Snack Shack
Located by the Zoo
Closed until Phase 3 (Scheduled for June 8th)

Fountain Hours
Open until November-2020

Name Title Email Phone
Bennett, Jim Cemetery Sexton 620-205-7528
Beurskens, Barb Park and Zoo Director 620-332-2512
Southworth, Katie Zoo Supervisor 620-330-2837