- Paved pathways throughout The Living Desert make exploring accessible for strollers and wheelchairs.
- Adult wheeled strollers and children’s wagons are available for a $3.00 donation.
- Explore The Living Desert on a Shuttle.
- Nursing Lounge: Quiet place for moms to care for and breastfeed their babies in privacy.
- Shade trees and misted rest spots all throughout the park provide comfort during the warm days.
- First aid stations, restrooms, and baby changing stations. We accept American Express, Master Card, Visa and Discover.
- No locker facilities are available.
- Drinking fountains are conveniently located throughout the park.
- Bottled water is available for purchase in our cafe, grill, snack stand and vending machines.
- Water filling stations are located throughout the park.
Dining and Shopping:
Open during park hours
- Thorn Tree Grill is open daily in Village WaTuTu. This patio restaurant serves American cuisine and cold refreshments including beer.
- Coyote Café is open daily. The menu selection includes fresh, made to order sandwiches and salads, and a choice of beverages and desserts. Try a delicious date shake!
- We also have limited picnic areas for visitors who may choose to bring their own food.
- The Plaza Gift Shop is open daily and offers a variety of books, designer jewelry, apparel, art and souvenir items.
- Safari Soft Serve features soft serve ice-cream with toppings, milkshakes, smoothies, ICEE, coffee drinks, cold draft beer, and more.
- No pets allowed in the park.
- If you require a service dog, you must let Admission Staff know so the Animal Department can be contacted. Certain areas of the park are restricted.
- For your pet’s safety, do not leave animals in the car.
- Service Animal Policy
- Free parking. Enjoy our environmentally friendly parking lot with lots of room for motor homes and RVs and plenty of convenient parking for our disabled visitors.
- All Living Desert staff members carry radios. If you encounter any problems or an emergency, please contact any Staff member located throughout the park. To ensure a safe and enjoyable visit, we ask that you observe these rules:
- Please do not feed or annoy the animals.
- Visitors are asked to stay on the marked paths and walkways.
- Plants are for all to enjoy and are not to be picked or trampled.
- All children must be supervised at all times by parent, guardian or chaperon.
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens maintains a smoke-free environment.