Zoofest at Lazy L Safari


The Lazy L Safari Park will be holding a special event on Saturday, June 25, 2016.  The Zoofest Gold Rush Days will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Vicki Lantz, Zoo Director says, “Zoofest is our annual anniversary celebration and we will be celebrating our seventh season.”

Regular zoo admission is $7 per person (ages 2 to adult) and children under 2 are free.  Activities include mining for gemstones, minerals, and fossils at the Lazy L Mining Co.  Mining rough bags are just $5 per bag and you can take home your findings!  Find the Bag of Gold and win a prize!  Come get your grub and enjoy a flash from the past with outdoor chuckwagon cookin’ by R/D Cowboy Cookin’ & Chuckwagon.  Meals will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a charge.  You can also play horseshoes or try your hand at roping the “dummy” steer at the Kiddie Corral.  

In addition to the above, there will be a special guest appearance by a White Buffalo Calf and a Texas Longhorn Steer.  Pony and camel Rides will be operating for $5 per rider. There will be door prize drawings for special discounts. You can also visit the Safari Gift Shop where you will find souvenirs and gifts.  Come dressed as a Gold Rush Miner or Western Pioneer and join the zoo for a Wild West Adventure to help celebrate their anniversary!


Lazy L Safari Park located in Cape Girardeau, is a walk-thru zoo featuring animals from alligators to zebras.  Visitors can get up close and personal with over 50 different species of exotic animals.  You’ll also find a petting zoo, gift shop, picnic shelter, and snack shack.

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