Field Trips

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Field Trips at Cougar Mountain Zoo

Educators! Bring at least twelve (12) paying students during the months of January through November
receive special discount pricing for your class or group and adult chaperones.

NOTES:  Field Trips must also be scheduled in advance to be eligible for the special discounted pricing.
Field Trips at the special discounted pricing are not available for scheduling December 1-23.
Issaquah Reindeer Festival rates apply from December 1-23 and no advance scheduling is required.

Discount Pricing for Schools and Youth Oriented Programs:

$11 per Student ages 2-12 ($2 discount per student 12 and under)
$14 per Student over age 12 ($2 discount per student over age 12)
$14 per Adult Chaperone including Teachers and Parents ($2 discount per adult)

The Zoo requests Field Trips include one (1) Adult Chaperone for every five (5) Students regardless of grade level.

Field Trips at Cougar Mountain Zoo

Interact with Zoo Keepers

Cougar Mountain Zoo offers many opportunities to learn about the unique and endangered species that reside in the zoo through mini lectures and animal walks.


Feed the Animals

Participate in feeding some of the animals by purchasing zoo approved treats on grounds. Get up close with the alpaca and the mule deer as they eat from the palm of your hand!


A FUN Place to Learn

Discover the Wildlife Tracks Library and test your skills at identifying a wide variety of animal tracks. Explore our legendary bronze animal art collection, which promotes the cause of wildlife through the international language of art.



A vital position to aid in procuring funding for our education programs and animal collection. 

Additional Zoo-bits to help plan your Field Trip

  1. You are welcome to pack in lunch and eat on grounds, but please do not feed the animals any outside food.
  2. A deposit is not required to secure a Field Trip reservation.
  3. Payment is due the day of your Field Trip upon arrival at the Zoo.
  4. Payment must be made in one form. Zoo cannot accommodate separate payments by field trip participants.
  5. The Zoo accepts Visa, Mastercard, Discover, company check, purchase order and cash.
  6. No refunds for overpayment, weather or any other reason.
  7. Field Trip pricing and requirements for Field Trip pricing subject to change without notice.
  8. By scheduling a Field Trip you are agreeing to all Field Trip conditions and specifications.

Scheduling Your Field Trip

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