Plan your Visit at the Zoo

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.

Plan your visit today!
Bergen County Zoological Park
216 Forest Avenue
Paramus, NJ 07652

Phone:   (201) 634-3100
Fax:   (201) 986-1788

10:00 am - 4:30 pm 

Extended Summer Hours:
Thursdays open until 7:00 pm

The Zoo is open every day of the year weather permitting.

Admission to the Zoo is charged daily from May 1st through October 31st.  The Zoo now accepts credit card payments at the Zoo entrance ticket booth.  Hours of operation are daily from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm.

To receive Bergen County Resident rates, proof of residency is required at the ticket booth.

                                                        Bergen County Resident                                  Non-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