Minnesota Zoo

MN Zoo Pedestrian Loop

First Segment of the Future World’s Longest Elevated Pedestrian Loop Raised into Place (Apple Valley, MN) —  Oct. 13, 2022  — A big “step” in the construction of the Minnesota Zoo’s Treetop Trail was taken earlier today as the official first segment of the trail was raised into place. Members of the PCL Construction team hoisted a 20-foot by 8-foot piece of the trail, complete with railing, onto the Zoo’s original

Minnesota Zoo Celebrates Birth of Rare Amure Tiger Cubs

(Apple Valley, MN) —  June 9, 2022  — Since opening its doors in 1978, the Minnesota Zoo has been a champion of tiger conservation – supporting efforts in the wild and playing a prominent role in the Association of Zoos and Aquariums Amur tiger Species Survival Plan (SSP). It’s with much excitement the Zoo announces this legacy continues. On Mother’s Day, May 8, 2022, four Amur tiger cubs were born at

Minnesota Zoo - Tree Top Trail

Repurposing of the Zoo’s Monorail Track to Become World’s Longest Elevated Pedestrian Loop (Apple Valley, MN)  — April 29, 2022 — The Minnesota Zoo is beginning construction of the Treetop Trail, an inspired repurposing of the Zoo’s original monorail track. The Treetop Trail will be a welcoming and accessible nature journey for people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities. Upon its completion in the summer of 2023, the 1.25-mile Treetop Trail