Escape the Indoors, Bergen County Zoo is Free This Winter

Not only is the Bergen County Zoo free through April, they also still offer programs for children and adults.

With Christmas behind us and most children still on their winter breaks, things can get a bit restless around the house. Taking two children to a movie, with nothing more than popcorn and sodas can cost in excess of $40. Spring for the candy at the counter and forget it. 

The Bergen County Zoo is right in Van Saun Park and won’t cost you a dime if you’re a Bergen County resident. The admission fee is waived from November to April.

Bergen County Zoo, New Jersey’s first nationally accredited zoo, is open 7 days a week from 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

The Bergen County Zoo also has a regular Playtime at the Zoo program for toddlers. The fall session over but you still have time to sign up for the winter session.

Playtime at the Zoo is a free program for toddlers with an adult. Guests are invited to come enjoy age appropriate toys and meet a new animal each week. The program runs on Mondays from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and runs from Feb. 3 through April 14.

You can also be a part of the Nature Club. The club is for those who wish to learn about and possibly get involved with ecology and conservation issues in Bergen County The Nature Club is free to Bergen County citizens and members of the Bergen County Zoo. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Click here for more information from the Bergen County Zoo. 


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