Bergen County Zoo

The Bergen County Zoo at Van Saun Park and James A. McFaul Environmental Center will be closed on for the Thanksgiving holiday on 11/24, the facilities will reopen on 11/25.

General Information

Winter hours November 9th through mid April
10:00am – 3:00pm
Last admission at 2:30pm
Education & Discovery Center:
11:00am – 2:30pm
May close for private programs - Signs will be posted on the door.

Helpful Links

Covid-19 Precautions

  • Plexi-glass has been installed to cover and protect all of the exhibits.
  • Hand sanitizer can be found through the Zoo.

Upcoming Events

Bergen County Zoo

Zoo Gift Shop

For more information, please call the gift shop at 201-634-3117 or visit


The train and carousel are open daily 10:00 am to 2:45 pm. Last ride at 3 pm through Wednesday, November 23, 2022. Weather and conditions permitting. Train and carousel tickets are purchased at the facility.

Train and Carousel will be closed for season November 26, 2022.

Train will run following schedule and pricing of “Let It Glow” event.

Train and carousel will run following schedule and pricing of “Winter Wonderland” event as well.

Pony ride: Closed for the season.

Budgie exhibit: Closed for the season.

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