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Houston summers are hot but the Houston Zoo is cool. The Houston Zoo is filled with places to cool down and ways to chill out.
All summer the animals will be getting “cool” treats to keep them happy and cooled off:
o Ice pops for the gorillas, bears, and chimpanzees
o Daily elephant baths
o Sprinklers for the birds
Take a break from the sun in one of the 13 indoor, air-conditioned buildings like the Kipp Aquarium and Carruth Natural Encounters
Cool off at the Kathrine McGovern Water Play Park
o 37 different water features –splash in a steady stream or a light mist
o A colorful sea serpent
o A “fill and spill” water tree
o Shaded seating for parents