Sunset Zoo

The zoo has averaged 80,000 guests in the last two years, and celebrated a pair of births in 2017 with a red panda and gibbons. Bobcats, leopards, monkeys, cheetahs and chimpanzees are among the inhabitants you'll find on a visit to Sunset Zoo.

Centrally located, just a half-mile off Fort Riley Boulevard and minutes from Downtown Manhattan, the zoo is a great place to spend a day.

Zoo hours: 
  • Nov. 1 - March 31
  • Noon to 5 p.m. 
  • April 1 - Oct. 31
    9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission Type Fee
Adult $5
Child, age 3-12 years old $3
Child, age 2 years old and under Free


  • Gift shop and concession stand open seasonally
  • Group rates and picnic pavilion rental available


How to get to Sunset Zoo

Location/Contact Information

Sunset Zoo
2333 Oak St.
Manhattan, KS 66502