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[Total: 0   Average: 0/5]You must sign in to vote Concerning Governor Newsom’s recent statement regarding the closure of indoor spaces in areas including Riverside County: The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens has been diligent in following recommendations from the CDC and public health guidelines issued by state and local authorities. The indoor spaces have remained closed, and as such we are not currently affected by the changes Governor Newsom announced for Riverside County. These orders have been issued as a means of reducing the spread of COVID-19, and The Living Desert prioritizes the health and safety of the community, staff, and animals. Please review the policies on our health page at for more information on what we are doing to keep the Zoo a safe space for all. KEY MODIFICATIONS: Limited Entry: To help limit the number of guests in the Zoo, entry will be limited to 200 guests per hour with a maximum of 1,000 guests per day. This limit includes both members and daily visitors. Timed Ticketing for Contact-Free and Expedited Admissions: All tickets must be purchased in advance using our online system to enable us to control capacity and limit the number of guests who are inside the Zoo at any given time – including current Zoo members. Reserve your tickets online up to two weeks in advance for contact-free and expedited admissions! Hours of Operation: We will reopen under our summer hours of operation. The gates and Gardens open at 7am. The Zoo and amenities are open from 8:00am-1:30pm, with last admission at 1:00pm. Face Coverings: For the health and safety of our animals, staff, and guests, masks that cover both the nose and mouth or face shields must be worn by all guests over the age of 3 years old while on Zoo grounds. One-Way Traffic: […]

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