An excellent way for the Friends of the Living Desert’s to support the Zoo is by selling annual memberships. Please check out what you get for your membership. May members find the Reciprocal Program to be a great benefits (check out the information to the right to find out more about this great program.
You may to go to the Shop pages and fill out the form and purchase.
There are about 240 Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) in the United States and a few in Mexico aEnd Canada. Many of them participate in the reciprocal program of honoring free or ½ price entrance to their facility. You will receive an updated list of the ones that are participating each year with your membership. Or you can visit the AZA website to learn which ones are on the list.
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). AZA is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide its members the services, high standards and best practices needed to be leaders and innovators in animal care, wildlife conservation and science, conservation education, the guest experience and community engagement.
Five employees or fewer- $125
Over five employees- add $25 per employee
over five employees- $25
All Friends members are invited to attend the yearly potluck meeting to learn what has happened in the past year, what is being planned for the next year, and the election of Friends of Living Desert Board Members. Postcards are sent announcing the date of the meeting. All Friends of the Living Desert Members receive a $10 discount for ZooCamp.
Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park
Update: February 25, 2021
We are now open seven days a week to all visitors.