About Bergen County Zoo

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Masks are required for all indoor facilities. Administrative office, Education center, gift shop, and restrooms.

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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.

Bergen County Zoological Park is wheelchair accessible.

Hours of Operation

Days  Hours Open
Monday 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 4:30 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


Temporarily Closed.

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 are open daily. Weather and conditions permitting.  Train and Carousel tickets are purchased at Zoo entrance.

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

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