The Bergen County Zoo

The Bergen County Zoo 1The Bergen County Zoo offers education programs for everyone: children and adults; individuals and groups; at the zoo, or at your facility. A variety of programs are offered throughout the year. While a visit to the zoo is always fun and educational in its own right, you can enhance your visit with an education program.

Bergen County Zoo Mission Statement:

To instill in our guests a strong sense of appreciation and understanding of wildlife and wild places.

The Bergen County Zoo is an accredited member of The Association of Zoos and Aquariums

Visitor Information
Click here to see a map of the zoo

Hours of Operation – the zoo is open every day from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm. Periodic closures occur due to inclement weather or for special event preparation.

Admission – admission is charged every day from May through October. The admission fee schedule is listed below.

County Resident Non-Resident
Adult (15-61) $4.00 $8.00
Child (3-14) $2.00 $5.00
Child under 3 Free Free
Senior (62-up) Disabled $1.00 $2.00
Active Military Free Free

Bergen County Zoological Park
216 Forest Avenue
Paramus, NJ 07652

General Zoo Information: 201-262-3771
Zoo Fax: 201-986-1788
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