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Bergen County Zoo
Fall Programs
Fall-Winter Events
Fall-Winter Programs
Zoo Boo 2014 (NOTE: Zoo Boo has sold out for the trick or treating sessions inside the zoo, but the haunted train ride is still available for both nights. Train tickets will be sold on Friday and Saturday nights. You may buy carousel tickets at the carousel during Zoo Boo. No Advance sales. Price for carousel is $1.50. Train ride is not recommended for younger children. Every session is most crowded during the first 1.5 hours. If you arrive an hour before the END of the session, lines will be shorter and you will still be able to see the shows. Tickets for trick or treating will NOT be sold at the gate on the day of the event.)

Accreditation

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

Admission
Admission is charged every day from May through October. The admission fee schedule is listed below.


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 – between the spider monkey and alligator exhibits.

Shows are free with zoo admission, and seating is first-come, first-served. Check out the shows of the day as you enter the zoo.

Train / Carousel
Train and carousel operate from April 17  through October every day, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the following exceptions:
  • The train is closed Mondays
  • The carousel is closed Tuesday mornings
  • Both rides will be closed on April 20 & 21, and then resume regular schedule 

Tickets are $1.50 person.

Pony Rides
Pony rides operate from April through October.

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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.

The zoo will be open till 8 pm, Thursday evenings during the months of July and August.

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