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Popcorn Park Zoo

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Address: 1 Humane Way, Forked River, NJ 08731
Phone Number: (609) 693-1900
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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been going to this zoo for over 25 years my children now my grandchildren love it it is a great little zoo they do wonderful work

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Bayville, New Jersey
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Bayville, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

been going to this zoo for over 25 years my children now my grandchildren love it it is a great little zoo they do wonderful work

Thank patti657
Forked River, New Jersey
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

I love visiting this zoo. Not too big but very clean and a variety of animals. Some animals are handicapped, abused, rescued, or abandoned, You see how animals need and depend on humans to help them. The staff at the zoo and the kennels are the animals voices. If you are looking for a pet check them out. Sooo many... More 

Thank Holly C
Lanoka Harbor, New Jersey
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

We brought donations of dog food and sleeping mats to the zoo and decided to take a tour. We've been several times over the past years but it's been a long time since we toured the compound. What we saw were healthy, happy animals living in spacious areas designed to simulate their natural habitats. Toys and even a swimming pool... More 

Thank Deborah C
Waretown, New Jersey
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105 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

This is a perfect zoo for kids. Nice variety of animals such as lions, tigers and bears, oh my. Also, pigs, goats, sheep and plenty of peacocks. Takes about an hour to hour and a half. Buy some popcorn to feed them. It's fun

Thank Vikster101
Manchester Township, New Jersey
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

It is a great place to take the kids for local entertainment. If you have company with little children it would be fun for them. Not exactly where I would go otherwise.

Thank S B
Newark, New Jersey
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49 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

This zoo is affiliated with the humane society that is right next door. They take in abused or neglected animals and give them sanctuary for life. It is an excellent place to go to enjoy the beautiful animals while supporting a good cause. We have 3 young children and I know that each time they go (we go about 2-3... More 

Thank sarah_2010067
Middletown, New Jersey
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Kids of all ages will enjoy. It was a great day. They loved feeding the animals and reading all about their stories. Conveniently locatdd. Worth the trip and the money. There is a coupon on line.

Thank mamafro
Somers Point, New Jersey
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211 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

This is a little known zoo that can be seen well within an hour or two depending on your party size and age. The grounds are not paved so bring sneakers and water! Popcorn is sold to feed the majority of the animals and it's fun!

Thank John N
Browns Mills, New Jersey
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

The animals are happy! You can feed all sorts of critters (deer, monkeys, goats, sheet, ponies, etc) - just don't forget to buy popcorn after purchasing your tickets. Very stroller friendly.

Thank Rachel K
Toms River, New Jersey
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49 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

What a great local zoo to visit. Wonderful for kids of all ages. Very clean and friendly. get closer than you can imagine to most of the animals there.

Thank Robert D

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