Closed November 23, 2017

Utica Zoo is closed on Thanksgiving.

Utica Zoo Snowshoe Rentals

February 13, 2017


Bring your own snowshoes or rent a pair of ours! With wooded trails and amazing scenery, come see the zoo in a whole new way. Last snowshoe rental occurs at 3:00pm. Snowshoes and gear must be returned to the Gift Shop before 3:45PM. Photo ID required for rentals. Snowshoeing available at the discretion of the staff and dependent on weather. To minimize the damage to the equipment, at least six inches of snow must be on the ground to rent to snowshoes and renters must use designated trails only. Quantities are limited and rented on a first come, first serve basis.

Rental Fee: All sizes are $2.50/hour (minimum 1 hour, charged in hour increments after that. Payment due upon return of shoe shoes) On grounds only. Your can also bring your own. Rental charge does not include admission.

 Kids’ Tubbs Snowshoes

  • Snowflake (Ages 3-6)
  • Flex Jr. (Ages 6-10)
  • Glacier (80 – 150 lbs.)

 Kids ‘ Redfeather Snowshoes

  • Snow Paws (Ages 3-6)
  • Youth (up to 80 lbs.)
  • Youth 22 (up to 125 lbs.)

 Women’s Tubbs Snowshoes

  • Flex Escape 22
  • Explore 21 (80-150 lbs.)
  • Explore 25 (120-200 lbs.)
  • Frontier 21/25/30 (80-250 lbs.)

 Men’s Tubbs Snowshoes

  • Flex Escape 24
  • Explore 25 (120-200 lb
  • Explore 30 (170-250 lbs.)
  • Frontier 25/30/36 (120-300 lbs.)

 Women’s and Men’s Redfeather Snowshoes

  • Conquest Recreational (up to 175 lbs.)
  • Hike 22 (up to 150 lbs.)
  • Hike 25 (up to 175 lbs.)
  • Hike 30 (up to 200 lbs.)

*All Snowshoe rentals come with snowshoes and poles if needed. Please dress appropriately for the weather.*