Seasonal Offerings

Seasonal Offerings

Rock Wall, Butterfly Exhibit, Camel Rides
Fun activities that will make every Zoo visit an adventure for the whole family!

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At Roger Williams Park Zoo, we are always looking for ways to maximize the experience for our guests. That is why, this year, we are introducing new seasonal offerings to make every Zoo visit an adventure for the whole family. Learn more about each of our new attractions below, or click here to learn about our Explorer Pass for unlimited access to all attractions>

Camel Rides

Offered daily from May 24 – September 1

Get up-close this summer with our seasonal camel rides! Experience these majestic animals like never before in a safe environment with experts on hand to lead you around a track while riding a trained camel. The camel rides are located adjacent to the Beyond the Fence area of the Big Backyard.

Price: $6 per person (no age restrictions; all riders must be ticketed regardless of age)
Please note:  The camel rides are not wheelchair or stroller accessible.  

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Rock Climbing

Offered daily from May 24 – September 1

Test your climbing skills on our very own rock wall! Provided by Rock Spot Climbing, this four-sided rock wall has varying degrees of difficulty, from beginner to seasoned climbers, so anyone can try. The rock wall will be in the Wilderness Plaza – you can’t miss it!

Price: $5 per person (must be 3 or older to participate)
Waivers must be filled out prior to climbing the wall. Participants ages 17 and younger must have their waiver completed and signed by a parent or guardian. 
Click here to fill it out in advance online>

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Flutterby: Butterflies in Bloom

Offered daily from May 24 – September 1

Flutterby: Butterflies in Bloom provides an immersive experience inside the Zoo’s beautifully landscaped greenhouse filled with hundreds of free-flying native North American butterflies. A delight for butterfly and gardening enthusiasts alike, this enchanting experience invites visitors to discover a deeper appreciation for some of our earth’s most imperiled species – butterflies, in bloom. The exhibit will be in the greenhouse right before the Big Backyard children’s zoo.

Price: $3 per person (no age restrictions; children 3 and older must be ticketed)

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Up your Zoo adventure with the Explorer Pass

Offered May 24 – September 1 

Maximize your adventure with an Explorer Pass to experience all three of these attractions as many times as you want! This special pass gets you unlimited access to Flutterby: Butterflies in Bloom, the rock wall, and camel rides on the day of your visit.

Note: You must get back into the line to re-enter the attraction. These are not seasonal passes, and may be used only on the date of purchase.

RWP Zoo Member Price: $12 per person
Reciprocal memberships not eligible for this discount

Non-Member Price: $14 per person

See the FAQ below for more information