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Bergen County Zoological Park

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Bring the kids - there is a zoo and a train ride . there is a lot to see. I also brought the bikes... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
Nice place

Very nice place for family with little kids. Big park and playground, they have zoo and it's... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
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216 Forest Ave, Van Saun County Park, Paramus, NJ 07652-5349
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Bring the kids - there is a zoo and a train ride . there is a lot to see. I also brought the bikes so as to traverse the whole park it is very manageable with the younger riders. ( don't forget their helmets )...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ruger512
Reviewed 26 October 2017

The zoo is small but nice. I think the price is a little high. $8.00 each for non residents of bergen county residents $4.00 each seniors $2.00 non residents $1.00 residents of bergen county. There is a food truck in front of the zoo.You can...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Very nice place for family with little kids. Big park and playground, they have zoo and it's absolutely free for Bergen county residents.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Rita2309
Reviewed 15 October 2017

My family has enjoyed this park and zoo for more than twenty years. The prairie dogs are a favorite of mine.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank LenoreH1955
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I've been coming here since I was a child, long ago! We've taken our nieces and nephews and out of town guests here many times. It is charming, adorable, manageable, and very well done for a small, local zoo. Favorites include the train and carousel.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank MDrahouzal
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We take all our grandkids here when they are in visiting us, They love the train and zoo and there is plenty of room to wander.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank jnien2017
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This is a fun place to take little kids. Cute little zoo (don't expect the Bronx zoo) and train ride. Really good playground.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank kib57
Reviewed 18 September 2017

A nice park - lots of the kids to do and even have a small zoo but can be real stressful going there. Parents not paying attention to their kids who just take off and run into the roads or people walking in the road...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank John N
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is an excellent county zoo! Excellent for all ages. Great programs, special exhibits, adopt an animal program, and membership perks including members only events. Located in the middle of beautiful Van Saun County Park which has a carousel, pony rides, picnic areas, grills, and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Lorraine O
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This zoo is great for little feet cause it's not too big, has plenty of animals to see and a wonderful train by the entrance. Lots of parking space and its well kept. There's a huge playground across from it and a carousel. You can...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Shirley T
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31 July 2018|
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Response from foreverclay | Reviewed this property |
The hours can be found on their website. It depends on the ages of the children and what you hope to see and do. I love going with my great grands
Karen O
13 April 2018|
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Response from Thomas H | Reviewed this property |
They are open from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Monica C
18 January 2018|
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Response from William I | Reviewed this property |
Well it is the dead of winter. Most zoo animals are not out.