City of Lufkin, 300 E. Shepherd
Lufkin, Texas 75902 936-634-8881

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402 Zoo Circle,
Lufkin, Texas 75904.

On the north Loop 287, exit north on Martin Luther King and turn left immediately onto Zoo Circle. Parking is available along the street or the parking lots in Ellen Trout Park. Buses are requested to park in the Expo Center parking lot.

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Zoo News

Public Voted on Names for Our New Lion Cub

Our white African lion cub has a name! Wow, a thousand votes came pouring in really quickly. Ashur, meaning precious, won the online vote yesterday! Thank you to everyone who voted. The vote was very close between all the name options. Ashur won with 216 votes which is about 19% of the total votes. Ashur is with his mom and doing very well. As soon as the pride comes together, (Ashur, Adia and Mashaka) he will make his public debut.

Rare White Lion Cub Born at Ellen Trout Zoo. READ MORE....

Ellen Trout Zoo Leaders attend Meeting of the Crocodile Specialists Group in South Africa. READ MORE....

The Ellen Trout Zoo has been Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. READ MORE...

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The Online Account provides accessibility for registrants to update personal information, review registration details, print statements and make payments on existing balances. Click here to manage your online account.