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Cape May County Park & Zoo

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707 N Route 9, Cape May Court House, Middle Township, NJ 08210-1646
+1 609-465-5271
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cool Cape May County Park & Zoo!

Great zoo and playground... extremely clean, pleasant employees, diverse settings and animals... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
ang c
Newtown, Pennsylvania
great small zoo

Have made many trips here over the years always a winner. Friendly staff, large variety of animals... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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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 open 364 days a year (closed Christmas). Summer Hours: 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Winter Hours: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. beginning November 1st. No admission fee. That's right! The zoo is free of charge! Donations are GREATLY appreciated! Join the FUN, where the admission is always FREE!
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
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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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great zoo and playground... extremely clean, pleasant employees, diverse settings and animals, decent food area. Worth the trip!

Thank ang c
Reviewed 4 days ago

Have made many trips here over the years always a winner. Friendly staff, large variety of animals and unlike many small zoos plenty of big African animals. Free admission and parking OK food service and nice picinic area in the park. Good gift shop with...More

Thank thesnowman
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited this zoo, on a frosty Day in October, expecting it to be very small. Were we ever wrong - this place is incredible and we were for a lot longer than we had anticipated for a free attraction. The grounds were beautiful, clean,...More

Thank RUTH C
Reviewed 1 week ago

No fee to get in but donations are appreciated. They have made a lot of improvements over the last few years including installing a zip line area. So much nicer than Philly zoo- no fee parking and beautifully kept grounds. We recommend all of our...More

Thank pbrowndhp
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place to see animals in a way most can never experience. Such a nice place to go for all ages.

Thank Diane P
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's unbelievable that there is no charge for an adventure like this one---and that's thanks to the residents of Cape May County who through their taxes support this magnificent park/zoo facility. It is a day well-spent with friends or family members of all ages. On...More

Thank janiceg70
Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo has a wonderful collection of animals who are well cared for. Walking through the habitats is relaxing and educational. The zoo is supported by donations.

Thank Rita T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a nice zoo! The entrance was free as was the parking. It was very clean and well run. The animals looked very healthy and well cared for.

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This must be the best free zoo in the country. We thought this would be a relatively small local zoo but felt this was in the league of some of the best zoos we have been to... and it is free, amazing!

Thank TravelNutMaryland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to Cape May on summer vacation numerous times and this past summer was the first time to visit the Cape May County Park & Zoo. First of all, admission is Free. You heard right --FREE!!! I did give a donation and am glad...More

Thank 474marlenea
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Erica W
3 July 2017|
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Response from Allen J F | Reviewed this property |
There are several Giraffes at the Cape May Zoo. However, I am not really sure about the feeding policies. There might be signs throughout the zoo, stating their official policies about feeding the animals. I would imagine... More
Robert M
24 May 2017|
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Response from P F B | Reviewed this property |
Their web site has the hours listed.
Robert M
24 May 2017|
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Response from Jean W | Property representative |
Check out our website. The possibilities are endless for a fun day with your family. Make sure you read all about our Park facilities too. cmcZoo