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Cape May County Park & Zoo

#1 of 10 things to do in Cape May Court House Features Animals
707 N Route 9, Cape May Court House, Middle Township, NJ 08210-1646
+1 609-465-5271
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Small Zoo, Big Fun

For as many trips as I've made to the shore, this was my first trip to the Zoo. The zoo is free... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
Still open (not affected by the govnt shutdown)

Just checked (7-3-17) and website verified because they are County run they are not closed due to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks 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 - 16:30
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 2 weeks ago via mobile

For as many trips as I've made to the shore, this was my first trip to the Zoo. The zoo is free, but they do take donations. **Please donate when possible, it helps fund the zoo and their projects** While the Zoo is small, it...More

Thank Caribbeantraveler83
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just checked (7-3-17) and website verified because they are County run they are not closed due to the stupid government shutdown (sorry, still pissed about the lighthouse.) I still love this zoo. Part was under construction and sadly we were a couple of days late...More

Thank M C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a great place to take your family on a cloudy day. You can tell that the animals are taken care for and have pretty large areas to roam...We will be back!

Thank Champ14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loads of animals, don't go when too hot as all animals napping. Loads of parking and a easy walk to the zoo, there is also a lovely park and picnic area. They have zip line for the brave as well

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This zoo is free! Usually for a free zoo they don't have many animals, this one is great! They do take donations and I usually give 10 or 20 because they feed and take care of them. Parking and bathrooms are both free. You have...More

Thank southernicetea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great zoo, wide range of animals, manageable size, as good or better facilities than many larger zoos, and free entry

Thank yEvb0
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on Fourth of July weekend for a quick day trip. We've been to the Zoo before and each time gets better as they are always adding things to see. They're replacing the petting zoo area with what looks like a primate exhibit so...More

Thank LlewellynWest
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plenty of parking, price is suggested donation- no pressure. Beautiful grounds and many picnic and play spots. The Zoo itself is very well organized with wide open spaces and interesting view spots. Very few "cages". A nice variety of reptiles, birds and farm animals. Lions...More

Thank Mario T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like seeing wild animals in habitats rather than cages here's the place to go. No entry fee like so many other zoos, just make a donation of what you can afford. Always updating their exhibits and big into conservation. Have snow leopards and...More

1  Thank Tom F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cape May County Zoo is for the entire family, young and old. Zoo parking and admission is free as the zoo operates on donations (everyone should make sure they donate!) The animal exhibits are spacious with just the right animals for everyone to enjoy. The...More

1  Thank Jennifer P
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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 cherylbythesea | Reviewed this property |
There is a new zip line. I will be there again this weekend and pay more attention.