ASHEBORO, NC - The North Carolina Zoo will be closed to visitors Monday, Dec. 19, for water maintenance and repairs. The park will reopen for normal operation the following day. The zoo is open every day of the year except Christmas Day. Winter hours each day are 9 am - 4 pm.

For more information, go to the zoo's website at

The zoo is an agency of the N.C. Department of Environment & Natural Resources, Dee Freeman, Secretary; Beverly Eaves Perdue, Governor.