About Bergen County Zoo

Admission is currently free and no tickets are required, please be advised Zoo entrance numbers will be limited and monitored to sustain social distancing.

Admission fees to the Bergen County Zoological Park will also resume on May 1, 2021.

The anticipated opening date of the Budgie and Pony Attractions are scheduled for May 28, 2021 weather and conditions permitting fees will apply.


Friends of the Bergen County ZooMESSAGE BOARD 201-634-3112 and GIFT SHOP – 201-634-3117.

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(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 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

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

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

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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


Closed for the Season.

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

The train and carousel have closed for the season.

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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