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Bergen County Zoo


On Thursdays, during the months of July and August, the Bergen County Zoo will have a delayed closing of 7pm.  The train and carousel will also participate: last ticket sold at 6:30pm and last ride at 6:45pm.  The Education Center will also offer the below programs (free with paid admission).

                                SUMMER SCIENCE 101 PROGRAMS
          


                            Animal Collection at the Bergen County Zoo              
                                  

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Educational Programs:

Education Special Event 2016 Calendar

Summer Programs 2016       

Accreditation:

The Bergen County Zoo is an accredited member of The Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

Admission:

The Zoo is opened seven days a week. Hours of operation are from 10:00 am until 4:30 pm.

**Last admission to the zoo is at 4:00 pm - those within the zoo can remain until 4:30 pm**

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.


County Resident Non-Resident
Adult (15 - 61) $4 $8
Child (3 - 14) $2 $5
Child under 3 Free Free
Senior (62 and up) / Disabled $1 $2
Active Military Free Free

Amphitheater:

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.

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Train / Carousel:

For the week of June 26th the schedule for the train and carousel will be as follows:
Train - Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10am - 4:45pm
Carousel - Sunday, Monday, Tuesday (1 -5pm), Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10am - 4:45pm
(weather permitted)

Tickets are $1.50 person.

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Pony Rides:

The Pony Ride concession operates from April through October. Currently, the vendor is Ironside Farms, they can be reached at 201-835-0932.


Helpful Links
   

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Mission Statement:

Our mission is to instill in our guests a strong sense of appreciation and understanding of wildlife and wild places
Bergen County Zoological Park
216 Forest Avenue
Paramus, NJ 07652
Directions

Ph: 201-262-3771
Fx: 201-986-1788

Hours
Monday - Sunday
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Bergen County Zoo Brochure

Periodic closures occur due to inclement weather or special event preparation.