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About Bergen County Zoo

The Bergen County Zoo Open!

  • The Zoo will be free of admission starting November 1st
  • The train and carousel will run until November 25, 2020. Fees will apply


ZOO BOO 2020

welcome zoo

(Masks Required for All Visitors)

Mission Statement

Our mission is to expose our guests to our diverse group of wildlife to instill a strong sense of appreciation and understanding of wildlife & wild places.


Hours of Operation

Days  Hours Open
 Monday - Sunday

10 am – 12:30 Morning Session

12:30 – 2:00 Zoo closed for cleaning session

2:00 – 4:30 Afternoon Session

Zoo Closes at 4:30

If the Bergen County Zoo and attractions close because of weather all online tickets will be refunded to patrons.

Please call the Zoo’s daily message at  201-634-3110 for updates.

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

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*Advanced ticket sales required, limited tickets for each session available!


CREDIT CARD ONLY. Limited quantity advanced online sales.

Please check website for availability.

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COVID Precautions

  • Masks must be worn by visitors and staff at all times.
  • Zoo traffic only goes one way.
  • Plexi-glass has been installed to cover and protect all of the exhibits.
  • Six feet social distance
  • Hand sanitizer throughout the Zoo


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. 

Zoo Gift Shop:

The zoo gift shop will operate mid-April to mid-November (approximately). Hours are typically form 10:00 am – 4:30pm (Friday – Tuesday). The gift shop will be opened during the Winter Wonderland schedule. The gift shop can be reached at 201-634-3117. 

Train / Carousel:

   Carousel rides are $3.00 and extended to a two ride time frame.

   Train rides are $1.50 and only one ride permitted to allow cleaning.

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Contact Us

 Bergen County Zoo

Phone: 201-634-3100

 Bergen County Department of Parks

One Bergen County Plaza • 4th Floor • Hackensack, NJ 07601-7076

Phone: 201-336-7275