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Bergen County Zoo


                             
                                  

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Educational Programs:

Education Special Event 2016 Calendar

Spring Programs 2016     ZOO CAMP    

Egg Hunt (egg hunt registration is now closed but please feel free to participate in remaining activities)

Accreditation:

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

Admission:

The Zoo is currently free of admission for the fall/winter season.  Admission to the zoo will resume in May 2016. 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:

The train and carousel have officially closed for the season.  However, the train will run one more day, weather permitted, on Sunday, December 13, 2015 for our Holiday with the Animals Event.

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.