Reptile ZooSlade Kentucky

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Kentucky Reptile Zoo is a 501(c)3. Tax ID 61-1237279

Kentucky Reptile Zoo

200 L&E Railroad Place

Slade KY


  There are over 70 different reptiles on display at the Kentucky Reptile Zoo. 

You will walk through the Tropics building, the  North America building, the Giants building ,

out to the covered Cobra deck,

and outside to our Aquatics area and Alligator pond.

While the majority of our displays are inside, you will walk outside to move to each different area.

Please come prepared to spend some time outside.

Our buildings can be rather warm in the heat of the summer, reptiles are not suited for a well air-conditioned building.

Tours are offered on a walk-in basis when open.

Please note currently there are

no public restrooms available

on the grounds of the Kentucky Reptile Zoo.

Prices for the 2018 season are:

$10.00 (+ tax) per adult

$7.00  (+tax) ages 4 -15

3 and under are free

10% discount for:

Military with ID

Police/ Fire/ EMS

AAA with membership card

Senior Citizens

Groups of 10 or more

Discounts cannot be combined.

Spring Hours

We are open every Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 11 am to 6 pm. We are also available by appointment Mon. - Thurs. between 10 am and 4 pm. To schedule a time to tour, please call or text us at (606) 663-9160.

If you have questions about bringing large groups to the zoo, please text or call our number, or email us at


Programs are offered daily when we are open to the public

1pm: Venom Extraction* OR a  Reptile Talk

3pm & 5 pm: Reptile Talk


*Venom Extraction:

Venom Extraction is normally

scheduled for 1pm.

The Venom Extraction is

subject to change at the last second.

Please call the morning ahead

to verify if extractions are

still scheduled for that day.

If the Venom Extraction is cancelled, a Reptile Talk will be held.

Programs last from 15 - 30 minutes

Need help finding us?

We are located in Slade, KY off Exit 33 of the Mountain Parkway.
The Zoo is behind the red train caboose in the rest area just off the exit. Click here for more detailed directions!