Contact Us

Zoo Contact

Phillips Park Zoo and Visitor Center
1000 Ray Moses Drive
Aurora, IL 60505

Phone Numbers

  • Zoo Information Line: 630-256-3860
  • Zoo Manager: 
    Dan Powell's Phone: 630-256-3861
    Email Dan Powell 
  • Stover Visitor Center and Mastodon Gallery: 630-256-3750
  • Picnic Pavilion Rentals: 630-256-3750
  • Phillips Park Golf Course: 630-256-3760
  • Phillips Park Aquatic Center: 630-851-8686

Zoo Hours

Sunday - Saturday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The Zoo is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day.

Phillips Park Hours

May through September
5 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

October through April
5 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Mastodon Express Tours

Memorial Day - Labor Day
Sunday - Saturday
10 a.m. - (approximately) 5 p.m.

Call for times and information: 630-256-3750


Handicapped parking is located near the entrance of the Stover Visitor Center. Parking is available across from the Stover Visitor Center, for the Zoo, Sunken Garden and Visitor Center.