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Popcorn Park Zoo

1 Humane Way, Forked River, NJ 08731
(609) 693-1900
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Zoos
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Toms River, New Jersey
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52 reviews 52 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Great place to bring kids. A lot of expenses to maintain. Adopt a cat or dog here. Don't expect them to hand over aper to just anyone. They only adopt if you can prove you will be a loving and responsible pet owner. After all don't want these pets to wind up back in a shelter situation!

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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78 reviews 78 reviews
38 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Popcorn Park Zoo is a zoo filled with rescued zoo animals. This is one of my favorite day trips with my family. It is so nice to see these animals given a second chance. You can read their stories while visiting the park. There are so many sad stories with happy endings. I am so thankful that this place exists.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I really appreciate what they are doing here; however, I think with just a little more effort it could be better. I lived just across the state line for nearly ten years and never heard of this rescue operation. I had to come back as a visitor to the Jersey Shore to find out about it. On some pens there... More

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Marlboro, New Jersey
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Went here for the first time and I really liked it. Small zoo, but plenty of animals to see, including 2 tigers and bears, horses, pigs, alpacas, peacocks, turtles, birds and more. I took my 14month old baby and she loved it. This place is not too big and not too little for small children. There is sand when you... More

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Jerusalem District, Israel
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We had a nice after noon at this rescue Zoo. Friendly stuff and interesting animals. You buy popcorn and peanuts to feed the bears and the monkeys.

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Staten Island, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Suggested by a friend & having my grandchildren (ages 7 & 4) on a Saturday morning, I decided to try out this out of the way zoo. We drove approx. 70miles to reach this destination. The most polite way to describe this zoo is "rustic". Upon arrival, a sign was posted that the parking lot was "full". I found that... More

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Forked River, New Jersey
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Inexpensive day trip for families. This last time visited I took my Grandson but over the years have been there many times. Enjoyed seeing different types of animals and they sell food to feed them. The only thing I didn't like was that most of the walkways were just dirt and this made it a little hard to push the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

When my husband and I travel, we try to make it a point to stop at an attraction featuring animals. We were, therefore, delighted to learn from a local about Popcorn Park. Part zoo, part wildlife refuge, all worthwhile experience, this attraction lives up to its reputation. Kids enjoy feeding popcorn to the animals (so did we older kids, by... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Great place for families with young children. You and the kids get to feed the animals popcorn. Brilliant! Bring some snacks and have a picnic right outside the zoo. Very reasonably priced. Free parking.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

It's really close to where I live so made it convenient for something to do for about an hour or so. The reptile area was closed so that could have easily added 5-10 minutes to our time there. I like what they do there for the animals so I go so that my few dollars can help. A little updating... More

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