About Bergen County Zoo

Admission to the Bergen County Zoological Park is currently free. No tickets are required. Zoo capacity will be monitored.

The train and carousel have closed for the season.

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 - 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