Coinciding with the week of Spring Break for Kern County Schools, Spring Fling is the zoo’s annual springtime open house, which offers a Kids Craft Corner, $1 rides on the Children’s Railroad and up-close-and-personal animal encounters during wildlife presentations throughout the day. Children 12 and under are FREE with an accompanying adult. Food and beverage booths are also available.
- April 8-15, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- All children up to 12 years admitted FREE (with paid adult admission)
- Visit the newest residents–California Condors in the Raptor Exhibit
- Conquer the Condor Challenge Climbing Tower–FREE
- Experience the new California Coast Room in the Education Center
- Animal Encounters presented four times daily by CALM’s Animal Keepers. CALM’s Docents will be strolling the grounds with Ambassador Animals
- Central California Children’s Railroad will be operating 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.–$1 per person (weather permitting)
- Lunch at the Hunsacker Brothers food and beverage booth