Cam fun without membership
No overnight parking is permitted at either park, other than for guests participating in scheduled sleepover programs.Parking reminders: Lock your vehicle; lock your valuables out of sight; park within marked stalls; Zoo parking violations will be cited by municipal law enforcement.The Safari Park does not permit overnight parking except for our Roar and Snore sleepover guests.We have a variety of options to assist you and your family.The San Diego Zoo is a very popular destination and during peak attendance days (holidays; weekends during spring break, summer and December) we may have short periods of time during which the city-owned parking lot in front of the Zoo is full.At these times we encourage guests to park in overflow parking (Inspiration Point, on the east side of Park Boulevard, between Presidents Way and the Balboa Park Activity Center) and either walk or take available tram services (available in the parking lots by the Navy Hospital at the south end of Park Boulevard) that serve Balboa Park.Please stop in at Guest Services to request our ADA Packet that will include information on these services as well as descriptions of exhibits and show access.If you have other specific questions, we will be happy to assist you. Click here for information about additional guest services at the Zoo and the Park. Our parks have wheelchairs and electric scooters available for rent for a nominal fee.
Sizes are as follows: Small locker: 12" x 20" Medium locker: 15" x 18" Large locker: 18" x 27" In addition to this guest storage amenity, the Zoo has a larger secure storage area inside Front Street Rentals, where guests can rent strollers, wheelchairs, and ECVs.
The parking lot on the south side of Inspiration Point has designated full-size/striped RV and bus parking spaces.
The parking lots around Balboa Park are free to the public, per city guidelines.
Payment can be made by credit or debit card or cash (no 0 bills).
As a nonprofit organization, San Diego Zoo Global depends on money raised from memberships, admission, food and gift shop sales, and Safari Park parking fees to assist in maintaining the animals in our care and further our mission of conservation and education.