Don’t Want to Wear a Mask? This Minnesota Zoo Says Don’t Visit Right Now
Como Park Zoo & Conservatory in Minnesota has the most simple and direct message to those who don't want to wear a mask.
The last time COVID started getting out of control and Minnesota started to shut down, I remember a lot of parents talking about how they went to the zoo but couldn't get in because they didn't have a reservation. Well, before you promise your kids that they are going to get to see the polar bears and amazing animals at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory in St. Paul, here's your heads up that you need a reservation once again.
Oh, and you need to wear a mask inside AND outside.
They know that people aren't going to be happy about wearing masks but they had a very simple and direct statement for everyone on their Facebook page.
**Starting August 4, masks will be required inside AND outside the zoo and Conservatory by all individuals ages 3 and older - regardless of vaccinations status. Read the City of St. Paul Press Release and Executive Order here: https://bit.ly/3yr8oNW
If you feel you cannot wear a mask or follow these guidelines, we ask that you visit once the Executive Order is lifted.
Please, get vaccinated.
How do I get a reservation for Como Park Zoo & Conservatory in Minnesota?
The animals are so much fun to watch at Como Park Zoo and if you'd love a fun outing to visit them, both members and nonmembers will need a reservation. The process is super easy and you can get your name on the reservation list here.
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If you go to Como Park Zoo, you've got to meet Nan!
Here's a little sneak peek of the big (VERY BIG!) polar bear that recently joined the Como Park Zoo family. I know hugging bears isn't really encouraged and is pretty dangerous but the photos below of Nan will make you want to just give hugs.