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Park Experience

We're open.

At Northwest Trek Wildlife Park you can meet native Northwest animals on walking paths or premium tour experiences. We’re open with safety precautions to keep everyone healthy. Come reconnect with wildlife, and feel the wonder all over again.

A lot of things have changed – so read carefully to know what to bring and expect.

New Park Experience
Tours, paths, animals.

Here’s how to explore the park with your admission ticket.

  • Explore our animal walking paths on foot to meet grizzlies, cougar and more. MEET ANIMALS
  • Kids’ Trek playground is open!
  • The Forest Cafe is open for indoor dining at limited capacity on weekends. To-go food and drinks are available weekdays at the cafe window. Our picnic pavilion is now open for outside dining. Outside food is allowed.
  • NOTE: Discovery Tram Tours are temporarily halted to comply with state Covid-19 restrictions.
  • Cabins, trails and Zip Wild are closed.
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Premium tours
Add something special.

Book an exclusive Northwest Trek experience with a premium tour! All tours include park admission.

  • Wild Drive lets you caravan around our Free-Roaming Area and see wildlife from the safety and comfort of your own car.
  • Keeper Adventure Tours give your household the chance to ride in the keeper Jeep for stories, off-road adventure and up-close animals.
  • Photo Tours allow you to hop on a tram and take pictures for clear shots (we take out the windows for you)!
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Know Before You Go
Hours, tickets, safety.
  • Find our opening hours here.
  • Timed tickets for general admission are no longer required. (We still recommend you buy online and save.) Wild Drive times need to be reserved. Please show up 20 minutes prior to your scheduled time for check-in.
  • Bring your printed ticket or phone to scan touch-free at the gate.
  • Face coverings required for anyone 5 and over.
  • We are now offering stroller and wheelchair rentals. Ask at the entry.
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What to bring
Strollers, water bottles.
  • Your water bottle to refill (no drinking fountains)
  • Credit/debit cards for in-park purchases (no cash)
  • Everyone must wear a face-covering (age 5+)
  • NOTE: We are a sensory-inclusive wildlife park! Check out sensory bags at the front window and watch for marked Quiet Zones throughout the park. LEARN MORE
Map & Directions
Your new park experience.
Snap a photo of the park map at the entrance, or download it here.
Find directions here.

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Buy tickets.
Keeping You Safe
What we're doing in the park.
  • Following all Washington state guidelines
  • Limiting daily attendance
  • Closing some indoor and high-touch areas
  • All staff members and guests 5 and over wear face coverings at all times.
  • Increasing sanitation procedures
  • Hand-sanitizing stations around the park, with reminders
  • Visual guides and reminders for social distancing
  • No-touch front gate and restroom entry
  • Glass windows and no cash transactions
  • Limited seating on trams when in operation. Households seated apart
  • Plastic screen between guests and driver
  • Deep cleaning and sanitizing between tours



Face coverings are required during your visit.
Because we care about the safety of our guests, staff and animals, we require all guests to wear face coverings while visiting.

Exception for Children Under 5

  • Children under 5 are not required to wear face coverings.
  • Children ages 2, 3, and 4 are encouraged, but not required, to wear face coverings.
  • Children under 2 should not wear face coverings.

If guests don’t have a face covering when they arrive, a face mask will be provided to them.  All staff members and volunteers are also required to wear face masks while working.

Wednesdays 3-5 pm are reserved for people with a medical condition, mental health condition or disability that prevents them from wearing a face covering.