Bergen County Zoo
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The Bergen County Zoo is an accredited member of The Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
The Zoo is open seven days a week. Hours of operation are from 10:00 am until 4:30 pm.
Beginning with November 01st, the Bergen County Zoo will be free of admission. The weather during the late fall and winter months does not allow for the majority of our animal collection to be view able to the public (see the above Animal Collection link for further details). Admission to the zoo will resume in May of 2018 - forms of payment: CASH & CREDIT CARD ONLY.
The admission fee schedule is listed below. Please note that in order to receive BC Resident rates, proof of residency is required at the admission ticket window.
|Adult (15 - 61)||$4||$8|
|Child (3 - 14)||$2||$5|
|Child under 3||Free||Free|
|Senior (62 and up) / Disabled||$1||$2|
In July and August, live animal shows are held daily in our outdoor amphitheater, which is located behind the Tamarin Exhibit.
Shows are free with zoo admission, and seating is first-come, first-served. Daily shows with time frames can be seen as you enter the zoo.
Train / Carousel:
Cost: $1.50 (CASH ONLY)
The train and carousel operate from mid-April to mid-November (approximately). Hours are typically from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm unless otherwise specified (weather permitted) with the last ticket being sold at
**DUE TO DAYLIGHT SAVINGS, THE HOURS FOR THE TRAIN & CAROUSEL WILL CHANGE TO LAST TICKET SOLD AT 4:00PM AND THE LAST RIDE AT 4:15PM - THE ATTRACTIONS WILL CLOSE AT 4:30PM**
Last date for the train/carousel will be Sunday, November 19th. After that, the train and carousel will become a feature under Bergen County's Winter Wonderland Event. Days and hours of operation can be found below. For a full list of what this event has to offer and to purchase tickets, please visit: www.bergencountywinterwonderland.com
The Pony Ride concession operates from April through October. Currently, the vendor is Ironside Farms, they can be reached at 201-835-0932.
Our mission is to instill in our guests a strong sense of appreciation and understanding of wildlife and wild places