Bergen County Zoo

Bergen County Zoo's Animal Collection 
 
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Educational Programs:


Education Special Events 2017 Calendar    Party for the Planet     Autism Awareness Day      World Tapir Day      Sheep Shearing 
       
Spring Programs 2017       Spring Break Programs 2017    Endangered Species Day      World Turtle Day
  

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 will is currently closed for the season and will re-open 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.


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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