Quick transport to and from the Northern Ave. or Visitor's garage.
Shuttles will run every five minutes from each garage from 4 pm – 5:30 pm. Walkers will be dropped off at the corner of Larona Avenue and Northern Avenue, at the back corner of the Dury Avenue check-in location.
Each pick-up location will be marked with a blue shuttle sign (shown on the left).
Please note that Ohio law prohibits the transport of children under 4 years old on the shuttles. The shuttles are not handicap accessible, and do not have room for wagons and strollers. Lot 16 by the Zoo is reserved for handicap parking. All cars in this lot must display a handicap permit.
Walking to Check-In
For those who prefer to walk to the Zoo from the parking garages and surface lot, there will be security and volunteers along the way to guide participants to registration.
- From the Northern Avenue garage, it is a 0.3 mile walk down Northern Avenue to Dury Avenue.
- From the Zoo's Vine Street lot, it is a 0.3 mile walk up Erkenbrecher Avenue to Dury Avenue.
- From the Visitor's garage, it is a 0.4 mile walk from Burnet Avenue, down Erkenbrecher Avenue to Dury Avenue.
To return to the parking garages from the Zoo, walkers will board the shuttle at either the Finish Line area or the Zoo's Vine Street parking lot. Shuttles will depart the Zoo every five minutes beginning at 5 pm and will drop off passengers at the Visitor's garage first, followed by a drop-off at the Northern Avenue garage.
For walkers who prefer to walk back to the parking garages and surface lot, there will be security and volunteers along the way.
See Parking and Direction information.