Essex County's Turtle Back Zoo gives you "The World in your Backyard." Voted #1 Zoo in New Jersey with over 200 species representing animals from around the world and offering education programs for grades K-8.
PLAN YOUR TRIP. Check Turtle Back Zoo's admission rates, hours of operation, and more visitor information. Open daily 10:00 AM to 3:30.
Turtle Back Zoo is a zoo in West Orange, New Jersey. Situated on 20 acres (8.1 ha) in the South Mountain Reservation, it is part of the South Mountain Recreation Complex, which is managed as part of the Essex County Park System, the oldest county park system in the United States.
Could be better. May 2021. Turtle Back Zoo is a good place to spend a day, but it needs improvement and customer service. The zoo is beautiful, something unique in the middle of a town, but the over crowd does not allow too much space for enjoyment.
About Us. Turtle Back Zoo is a facility of the Essex County Parks Department. The zoo is funded by the County of Essex as a service to the residents of the County and the surrounding areas. The Zoological Society of NJ, Inc. is the fundraising branch of Turtle Back Zoo.
Food. South Mountain Recreation Complex. ZOO CLOSED Thursday, November 23rd, 2023 | CLICK HERE for more Visitor Information. Experience Turtle Back Zoo and South Mountain Recreation Complex's engaging attractions ranging from the Tree Top Adventure course to Mini Golf Safari.
Turtle Back Zoo is your zoo! Membership in the Zoological Society of New Jersey is your key to supporting your zoo experience to the fullest. The upgraded Society membership program packs more value, fun, and exciting new features into being a member. With special tours and privileges and more options, it is definitely the best buy in Essex County.
Exhibits. A-Z. OPEN 10am -3pm | CLICK HERE for more Visitor Information. Turtle Back Zoo's premiere exhibits such as Sea Lion Sound, Amazing Asia, Big Cat Country, and our newest exhibit, African Adventure!
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Turtle Back Zoo features 20 acres of family fun, and more than 150 species from around the world are featured in naturalistic habitats. Kangaroos, penguins, wolves, monkeys and giant lizards are some of the many animals you will get face to face with. Hop on board our miniature train for a relaxing ride.