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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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Nice way to spend a few hours...

It's always a fun time at Popcorn Zoo but I'd have a hard time stretching it into a full day adventure. It's more of a half day trip. The workers are nice and well informed and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Amy N
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Forked River, New Jersey
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Forked River, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

It's always a fun time at Popcorn Zoo but I'd have a hard time stretching it into a full day adventure. It's more of a half day trip. The workers are nice and well informed and the animals are well cared for.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I used to spend a few weeks every summer when I was a kid staying with my grandparents in nearby Whiting. Among the many things we'd do is go to the Popcorn Zoo. As an adult, I continue to patronize the Popcorn Zoo and take my daughter a couple of times a year. We went this morning. Is it the... More 

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Whiting, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Perfect for a day with the grandchildren. They loved the animals. The size of the zoo makes it perfect for young children: Plenty of animals for young ones.

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NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We enjoyed visiting all of the rescued animals and hand feeding popcorn to many of them! This is a small zoo but they have quite a variety of animals. We visited everything from turtles to farm animals to exotic animals and big cats! The kids especially enjoyed hand feeding the deer and sheep. The only negative is that the parking... More 

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Edison, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A wonderful way to spend the afternoon and learn the importance of caring for all God's creatures. Popcorn Park Zoo is able to continue through contributions. A great place for all ages, families, etc.

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NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

All of the animals at Popcorn Park Zoo are rescues. Their sad "back stories" are posted by their enclosures. The Humane Society counts on your donations and it's volunteers to continue this much needed rescue work. Dozens of cats and dogs are available for adoption. My grandchildren love visiting. Since it's nearby we go there about twice a year. They... More 

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Salem, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Great place to take young children. There are a varied number of animals which the children (and adults) can see and feed. The zoo is clean and well maintained.

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Long Beach Island, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I love this zoo because it rescues all the animals that need a home. It may be small but all the animals are well taken care of unlike most zoos/aquariums. I love this place :)

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

While not a major zoo, all of the animals here are rescues from a variety of sources. A small selection but still nice and feeding the animals popcorn is encouraged. Pretty reasonably priced. Worth an hour or two of your tome

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Barnegat, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The reason this is different is because ALL these animals have been rescued and rehabilitated. Yep, everything from the ducks to the bears and horses. And the reason it's called Popcorn Park Zoo is because you can buy popcorn to feed to the animals, who, it seems will love you forever when you throw popcorn at them. I would caution... More 

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Additional Information about Popcorn Park Zoo

Address: 1 Humane Way, Forked River, NJ 08731
Phone Number: (609) 693-1900
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Forked River
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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