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ADMISSION RATES

BERGEN COUNTY RESIDENT

Adult (15-61)
$4

 

Child (3-14)

$2
 

Child Under 3

Free

 

Senior (61+) / Disabled

$1

U.S Military

Free

OUT OF COUNTY RESIDENT

 

Adult (15-61)
$8

 

Child (3-14)

$5
 

Child Under 3

Free

Senior (61+) / Disabled

$2

U.S Military

Free

BUYING TICKETS

General Admission

Admission Tickets can be purchased at the Ticket Booth located right outside the zoo gates.

Admission Tickets can also be purchased online

Membership Pass 

Come to the zoo often and want UNLIMITED FREE ADMISSION for a full year!?!

Join the Friends and purchase a membership!

TRAIN & CAROUSEL

The Train & Carousel are open 7 days a week from April - October

From November - March, they may be closed due to staff availability.

It is best to call ahead of your visit in off-peak season (November - March) to ensure it is running - 201-634-3110

Both attractions are weather dependent. The train does not run if the tracks are wet.

 

PRICING

Tickets are $2.00 per person, per ride

Tickets can be purchased any day, any time.

Tickets may be bought in person at the main ticket booth - cash or card accepted

GIFT SHOP

The Gift Shop is located at the very beginning of the zoo gates.

The Gift Shop is expected to be open 7 days a week from April - October. 

It may open during nice days throughout the off-season, weather permitting!

Members save 10% off their purchase!

Just show your membership card before your transaction!

We have something for everyone!

From snacks, to stuffed animals, to magnets... The Gift Shop has that special gift for yourself or your little one!

 

Stop by sometime and check out the store!

SEASONAL ATTRACTIONS

Pony Rides & Budgie Encounter are CLOSED for the season.

PONY RIDES

The Pony Barn is located off zoo grounds.

It is located behind the carousel close to the Forest Ave entrance.

This attraction allows you to ride ponies around a track!

PONY RIDER RULES

Must be over 2 years old

Infants are not pony friendly and are more likely to be scared of or scare the pony.

Must be shorter than 50"

Too tall of a child can throw off the balance of the pony and the walker may lose control of the pony more easily.

Must weigh less than 90 lbs

Overloading a pony can affect their stress, ability to walk normally, heart rate, etc. 

PONY RIDE HOURS

10:00am - 12:30pm

2:00pm - 4:15pm

Tickets can be purchased at the zoo ticket booth.

Tickets are $3 per lap.

BUDGIE ENCOUNTER

Watch your head as this exhibit is full of hundreds of beautiful budgies!

This attraction allows you to get up close and personal with these friendly birds. 

The Budgie Encounter is located behind the farmyard.

BUDGIE ENCOUNTER HOURS

10:00am - 4:00pm

 

No advanced reservation is required.

This exhibit is free to walk through. 

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ZOO HOURS OF OPERATION

ON-SEASON

April - October 

10:00AM - 4:30PM

Last entrance at 4:00

OFF-SEASON

November - March

10:00AM - 3:30PM

Last entrance at 3:00

Due to the climate of the winter months, the Bergen County Zoo is discounted

in the off-season because not all of the animals are out.

They are kept on the premises, but are not out for public viewing.

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