Hours & Directions

Hours of Operation

January 2 - March 13  |  9 am - 4 pm
March 14 - October 13  |  9 am - 6 pm
October 14 - December 31  |  9 am - 4 pm

Holiday Closings

Nashville Zoo at Grassmere is open every day except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Inclement weather may cause an unannounced closing for the safety of our guests and our animals.

 

Nashville Zoo will close early on the following dates:

Thursday, September 22 – closing at 2 pm for Sunset Safari

Getting Here

Nashville Zoo (3777 Nolensville Pike, Nashville, TN 37211) can be accessed from either I-65 or I-24 at the Harding Place Exit.

From I-24: Exit Harding Place (#56) on the east side of Nashville and head west about 1.5 miles to Nolensville Pike. Turn right on Nolensville and the Zoo is about one mile on your left.

From I-65: Exit Harding Place (#78A) on the south side of Nashville and head east to Nolensville Pike about 2 miles. Turn left on Nolensville and the Zoo is about one mile on your left.

From I-440: Exit Nolensville Pike (#6) on the south side of Nashville and head south about 2.6 miles. The Zoo is on your right.