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Cape May County Park & Zoo

#1 of 12 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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This zoo is amazing. They operate only on donations. Parking is free! Entrace to the park is... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2016
Alfie D
Hicksville, New York
Unexpected gem

I wasn't really expecting much from a free zoo, but was pleasantly surprised. There were a lot of... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2015
Vienna, Virginia
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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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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 8 January 2016

This zoo is amazing. They operate only on donations. Parking is free! Entrace to the park is FREE! The zoo is very clean. The animals can run freely and not cooped up in small cages. Got very lucky the weather was beautiful on New Years...More

Thank Alfie D
Reviewed 31 December 2015

I wasn't really expecting much from a free zoo, but was pleasantly surprised. There were a lot of animals, and many of the habitats were very open with boardwalks through them which was nice. We saw everything but the giraffes which must have been inside...More

1  Thank LilyPeony
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Went to the zoo on a cold day in December 2015. The zoo is cute and filled with all kinds of neat animals. Good fun for any one who loves animals. 1. it was free, 2. it was not crowed. 3. You can take it...More

1  Thank Michele M
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Well kept park with group picnic pavilions available for rent, but there are free open air tables for families or small groups. Park and zoo admission is free. Car parking is free, but there is a charge for large vans and busses Up to date...More

Thank Arthur S
Reviewed 17 December 2015

It was truly hard to believe that a zoo so outstanding would be nestled in the low-country of the Cape May peninsula... but you will be amazed it once you visit. First of all, the entrance is free... but donations at the entrance are appreciated....More

Thank Stevan O
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

Always a great time. I have been going here since I was little and love bringing my kids here to see everything. Its a good place to spend time and take in all the animals and what the zoo has to offer. And being open...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 16 December 2015

For a local zoo, it's not to be missed....and it's free! The walkways and public areas are immaculate and even the animals look like they've been brushed...It's a great way to spend a day.

Thank Rowangrad
Reviewed 16 December 2015

My first visit to this zoo was for their Halloween Boo at the Zoo in October. It was so much fun! Not only is the zoo absolutely FREE, but parking is free too! The animals are healthy, and the grounds are well maintained. They have...More

Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 15 December 2015

I know it sounds strange, but the park and zoo are just down the road from me, and every time I go I am still amazed this is here. New Jersey is full of places with big promises, that don't come close to delivering. But...More

Thank PapaSmurfCampbell
Reviewed 15 December 2015

This a great way to spend an afternoon for free! There are many animals to see and several indoor attractions as well. There is also a park and a place to eat.

Thank 919laurieh
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Erica W
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Their web site has the hours listed.
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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