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Bergen County Zoo


                                               ZOO CAMP 2017        

                                                                                 
                                  Bergen County Zoo's Animal Collection              
                                  

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Educational Programs:

Education Special Events 2017   
 Spring Programs 2017     

 Polar Bear Day     Spring Break Programs 2017

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**

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 viewable to the public (see the above Animal Collection link for further details). Admission to the zoo will resume in May of 2017.

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.



Train / Carousel:

The train and the carousel are not currently opened.  Tentative date for the upcoming season is mid April 2017.


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.