Parking and Directions
Ready to walk? Here’s where to park and where to walk on Saturday, Sept. 27!
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
3400 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45220
No need to try to find street parking the day of the event, there will be plenty of free parking in our garages and surface lots at:
- Cincinnati Children’s Northern Avenue garage,* enter off of Northern Avenue
- Cincinnati Children's Visitor's garage,* enter off of Burnet Avenue
- Cincinnati Zoo’s Vine Street lot
- University of Cincinnati Lot 16, enter off of Erkenbrecher Avenue. This lot is reserved for handicapped parking only.
All parking areas are handicap accessible. View the parking map (PDF).
Walker check-in will be on Dury Avenue at the Cincinnati Zoo. You will pick up your walker bib(s) and T-shirt(s) at check-in. You will also be able to drop off any gifts you’ve raised offline at walker check-in and register any last minute walkers.
*For our walkers parking in the Northern Avenue and Visitor's garages at Cincinnati Children’s, we will have a shuttle service running from the garages to the Zoo and back. Learn more.
Ohio law prohibits the transport of children under 4 years old on the shuttles, and the shuttles cannot accomodate wheelchairs, strollers or wagons.
Walking to Check-In
For walkers who prefer to walk to the Zoo from the parking garages and surface lots, there will be security and volunteers along the way to guide participants to registration.