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Cape May County Park & Zoo

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Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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Very Nice Zoo

this zoo was better than we expected. Free admission, free parking, and a variety of animals. We... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania
A year round destination!

Went to celebrate a birthday and fell in love with the setting, the animals and the setting... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Pat A
Pleasant Valley, New York
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Have a wild time as you explore more than 85 acres of beautifully maintained exhibits. With 200 different species of mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles and approximately 500 animals, you're sure to see something new. The Cape May County Zoo is...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
707 N Route 9, Cape May Court House, Middle Township, NJ 08210-1646
+1 609-465-5271
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All reviews reptile house well taken care all ages cape may county free admission snow leopard wide variety of animals no charge bison accept donations animals seem day trip picnic tables gift shop train ride baby giraffe few hours
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Reviewed 3 days ago

this zoo was better than we expected. Free admission, free parking, and a variety of animals. We especially liked the snow leopards, giraffes, and river otters. well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went to celebrate a birthday and fell in love with the setting, the animals and the setting! Beautiful, clean and well laid out. Very surprised at how large the tropical rain forest section was. Would definitely go again and again. There's even a playground for...More

Thank Pat A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I absolutely love this zoo. Everything is groomed and the animals have ample space to excerise. The back of the zoo has the savanna which has free roaming giraffe and zebra as well as other species. There is a indoor bird aviary that is stunning!!...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great zoo. It’s free they just ask for a donation. All the animals are usually out. It’s fun for all ages. I recommend going when it opens because it does get crowded.

Thank dawnhg28
Reviewed October 26, 2018

I can't believe that a place like this still exists and free admission! Many animals to see is arranged settings some better than major zoos. It is very well maintained and clean. The staff is also very friendly and helpful. They have places for picnics...More

Thank Gerald M
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

The park was clean, and the animals looked healthy. When I heard it was free, donation only, I had lower expectations, but wow, what an array of animals! They had 4 snow leopards, lions, a bunch of monkeys, and so much more. We went during...More

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Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

We’ve been going to the zoo for 12 years but this is the first time I took my mom who is a senior. She loved the zoo. It’s perfect for young kids and us older folks because it’s not too big as you can get...More

Thank warrentravelor
Reviewed October 15, 2018

It was impeccably clean. We are older and sometimes have difficulty getting around but the way it was laid out, we had no problems. There are many benches on which to sit. There is an enormous variety of animals to enjoy and they all look...More

Thank carsleys
Reviewed October 15, 2018

This is one wonderful zoo! Easy access from allcompass points. The entire park is well maintained, neat and clean. The animals seem content and well fed. The restrooms are spead conveniently throughout park too. This is the perfect destination for childeren and adults. Admission is...More

Thank Sharkiemark
Reviewed October 15, 2018

I've been here several times and have enjoyed every visit! Again, as other reviewers mentioned, there is no fee however donations would be appropriate in order to keep this little gem going. The zoo is kept very neat and clean. All of the animals appear...More

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September 26, 2018|
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Response from Susan C | Reviewed this property |
I really love this zoo. They take great care of these animals. I don't remember seeing g any wheelchairs for rent but then again I wasnt looking for any. Great time to visit is 10 am. They were putting sunscreen on the pigs... More
September 26, 2018|
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Response from rich_cardona | Reviewed this property |
I also think you should call, but if I had to guess, I'd say they're probably not prepared to accommodate. If enough folks asked, maybe they would.
September 26, 2018|
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Response from Bob F | Reviewed this property |
I'm not aware of one but I wasn't looking for one either.