Point Defiance, Northwest Trek open on New Year’s Day

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium and Northwest Trek Wildlife Park will be open on Thursday, New Year’s Day.

The zoo also will be open for Zoolights, its annual holiday light show.

Next week, the zoo will return to its winter season schedule: open Thursday through Monday; closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Northwest Trek will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday through Sunday this week.

After this weekend, Northwest Trek will return to its winter schedule: open 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays; closed Monday through Thursday.

Zoolights, which features some 575,000 lights, will be open daily from 5 to 9 p.m. through Sunday.