Cape May County Park And Zoo

Route 9 & Crest Haven Road
Cape May Court House, New Jersey 08210

We invite you to discover, Cape May County Park and Zoo


Open 7 Days | 364 Days a Year
Hours: 7 days 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. - Zoo | 10 a.m. to Dusk - Park


128 Wooded Acres | 170 Species of Animals
A Children's Playgound | More than 300,000 visit the Zoo Annually
Accredited by The American Assoc. of Zoological Parks & Aquariums

Welcome from the Director

Not a Typical Small Town Zoo!
The Cape May County Park consists of 3 locations:
The Cameron Wildlife Sanctuary (County Park North) in Palermo
County Park Central in Cape May Court House (Includes the Zoo) and
County Park South in the Villas
Call (609) - 465 - 5271 Schedule your special outing in our park!

We're just Lion aroundA trip to the Zoo is always a treat, a treat to be enjoyed by everyone, and our Zoo is no exception.

Enjoy meeting Charlie Camel, Jerome Giraffe, Brutus & Tinker-bell Cougar, Max & Ellie Lion, Matilda & Dundee, Wallaby and all the rest of our residents whose numbers are now approaching 250.

I can't Bear it! There are monkeys, tigers, bobcats, zebra, black bear, leopards, prairie dogs, raccoons, fox, black buck, oryx, deer, exotic birds and reptiles all handsomely displayed in the most modern, impeccably kept and up to date facilities available.

Our Zoo is accredited by the American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums, placing it on a level with the finest zoos in the world. You'll see why as you follow the paths through these "wonders of nature."

Picnic Facilities
Playground
Nature/Bike Trails
Pond For Fishing
Don't pass the Buck, Visit us Deer!We Invite You . . .to join us for some relaxing moments at Cape May County's Park System. Enjoy the scenic beauty, stroll the paths that wind through the wonders of nature, reserve a shelter and have a family or company picnic, marvel at the zoo animals or simply bring the kids for a little exercise on our gym equipment.

We have three parks conveniently located to all residents of Cape May County-each with its own personality - all impeccably maintained. There are nearly 200 acres with something for everyone.

Our Zoo is nestled within the beauty of the main park and it's a "can't miss" feature of the park system. With nearly 250 species of animals, birds and reptiles, all handsomely displayed, you can count on entertainment for the entire family.


Beachcomber's original Photo Tour of the Zoo

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