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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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Great zoo, runs on donations, please enjoy n donate. I love this than philly zoo, could see more... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2016
Voorhees, New Jersey
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Incredible and free!

The Cape May County Zoo and Park is an ideal family day trip. Entrance is free, but they suggest a... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2016
Kevin T
Brick, New Jersey
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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 16 May 2016 via mobile

Great zoo, runs on donations, please enjoy n donate. I love this than philly zoo, could see more closely, though animals types are not more, still it's so much closer, felt the forest atmosphere in a bit, instead of the city side zoo visit in...More

1  Thank NatureXplorer7
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

The Cape May County Zoo and Park is an ideal family day trip. Entrance is free, but they suggest a small donation to help keep the zoo running. Bring a picnic lunch or purchase something from the snack stand. Lots of animals in an easily...More

1  Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 12 May 2016

I'm from Philadelphia, but I never pass up an opportunity to take a trip to the Cape May Zoo. There's nothing bad to say. It's a wonderful (free!) little community zoo set on beautiful land. The animals are always active, there's plenty of places for...More

1  Thank Maggeex
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Amazing array of animals even in the colder seasons. Plus the kids love the big playground out front.

Thank T B
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

When it's too cold or windy for the beach or the bay, the County Zoo is the place to go. Rated as one of the top 10 zoos in the nation, Cape May County's zoo is the place "bigger" zoos send their wards to relax...More

Thank Claudia T
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We had a great time. This zoo is very well kept and quite large. Seen some animals that I have never seen before.

Thank Sandie P
Reviewed 9 May 2016

This zoo is a non-profit supported by donations and volunteers. No admission fee. Donation requested by voluntary. The zoo is educational, interesting and well-maintained. There is a very nice park for children.

Thank 650virginiaf
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Now a days there are no freebies, but when we went to Park and Zoo in Cape May, New Jersey the entrance are free you just have to donate what ever you could give them. The animals are well feed. And its truly amazing place...More

Thank Mary Ann M
Reviewed 4 May 2016

If you want to get close enough to the animals to actually see them, this a zoo for you. Nice variety of exotic animals (giraffes, tigers, birds, etch). Picnic tables outside, and a very nice playground. Free, but donations are appropriate. Short drive from Cape...More

Thank ResortKing6
Reviewed 2 May 2016

This zoo is really a gem and is expanding all the time. It is still free, but please do give what you can, as this place truly is deserving of our support. The animals and their habitats are great and the zoo also has a...More

Thank ucantimagine
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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