About Bergen County Zoo

Current Events: 

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Filll out the Zoo Camp Registration Form (2019) form below to sign up!

Mission Statement

Our mission is to instill in our guests a strong sense of appreciation and understanding of wildlife and wild places.

 

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Admission

The Zoo is open seven days a week. Hours of operation are from 10:00 am until 4:30 pm. CASH & CREDIT CARD ONLY (Visa/Mastercard).

**Last admission to the zoo is at 4:00 pm - those within the zoo can remain until 4:30 pm**

 

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The admission fee schedule is listed below. Please note that in order to receive BC Resident rates, proof of residency (Driver's License, County ID or a current Utility Bill) is required at the admission ticket window.

 County ResidentNon-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:

Cost: $1.50 (CASH ONLY)
The train and carousel operate from mid-April to mid-November (approximately).  Hours are typically from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm unless otherwise specified (weather/staff permitted) with the last ticket being sold at 4:30pm and the last ride at 4:45pm. The train typically closes on a Monday (unless that Monday is a Holiday) and the carousel has a delayed opening of 1pm on Tuesdays.

Train: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Carousel: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday (1 - 5PM), Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday  

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Contact Us

 

 Bergen County Zoo

201-634-3100

 Bergen County Department of Parks

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