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Zoo Rules & Visitor Services
Rules & Guidelines
  • Animal feeding - for their health and your safety, feeding of any animals in the zoo is prohibited. The animals are all on specially formulated and prepared diets.
  • Bicycles / skateboards / scooters - these are not permitted inside the zoo. Feel free to leave them at the zoo entrance and pick them up on your way out.
  • Pets - with the exception of service animals, pets are not permitted within the zoo.
  • Zoo barriers - these are here for the safety of both you and the animals. Do not cross any railing, fence, or other barrier as this can be very dangerous.

Services Available
  • Animal donations - while we will help you find an appropriate outlet, the zoo does not accept injured or orphaned wildlife or unwanted pets.
  • First aid - first aid can be secured at the zoo entrance (see a security officer) or at the zoo office.
  • Food/drink - carts offering a variety of food and drink are located at the entry plaza and in other locations throughout the park. Food service available during the summer.
  • Gift shop - the general store is located on the zoo's entry plaza, just inside the zoo gate. Store hours limited during off season, call 201-262-3771, ext.117, for store hours.
  • Restrooms - located in the Farmyard, as well as inside the Education / Discovery Center.
  • Strollers - stroller rentals are available at the general store.