Plan Your Visit at the Zoo

Admission Rates

      Bergen County Resident                    Non-Resident                  
Adult (15-61)$4$8
Child (3-14)$2$5
Child Under 3FreeFree
Senior (62 and up)/Disabled          $1$2
Active MilitaryFreeFree

***To Receive Bergen County Resident Rate, proof of residency is required at the ticket booth

                  Purchasing Tickets

General Admission
Tickets may be bought at the gate
or purchase tickets online:
Purchase Online Here

Membership Pass
Come to the zoo often and want to skip the line?
Join the Friends and purchase a membership!

Hours of Operation:

10:00am - 4:30pm Daily
Last Admission at 4:00pm

May 1 - October 31
Admission is charged daily

November 1- April 30
Admission is free daily 

The Bergen County Zoo is open 363 days a Year
(Closed just on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day)

Wednesday Night Late Night

Busy during the day?
Missed the day for an afternoon nap?
need something to do in the early evening?

Every Wednesday in July and August
the Bergen County Zoo is 
open late until 7pm

10:00am - 7:00pm
Last Admission 6:30pm

Train and Carousel are open
weather permitting
The Bergen County Zoological Park is located at Van Saun Park in Paramus, New Jersey.  It was the first zoo in New Jersey to be accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

The Bergen County Zoo is a "New World" zoo, exhibiting wildlife from North and South America.  Exhibits include rare and unusual species including Baird's Tapirs, Andean Condors, American Alligators, Golden Lion Tamarins and South American Pampas.

Due to the climate of the winter months, the Bergen County Zoo is free in the off-season (November 1- April 30) because not all of the animals are out. The are kept on premise but not for public viewing.