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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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Gibbstown, New Jersey
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

First I want to say Popcorn Park Zoo and their accompanying domestic animal shelter is top rate at helping the animals. To no fault of their own, some exotics and wildlife find themselves needing a home because they've been raised by humans or injured and cannot survive in the wild. For this, the park deserves huge admiration and acknowledgement. I... More

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Eatontown, New Jersey
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This is a great place for a number of reasons. 1. Its very inexpensive for the family 2. The zoo recuses animals. They have a lot of different animals. The animals are well cared for and the staff is very friendly. It is outside and very roomy so there is plenty of room for parents with strollers and toddlers to... More

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Forked River, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This zoo rescues animals so all admissions (which are very reasonable) go to the care of the animals. It is the perfect sized zoo for young children. They have monkeys, bears, tigers along with deer, pigs, cows, turtles and birds. Many more varieties are there. It should take about two hours to complete the entire zoo at the pace of... More

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Toms River, New Jersey
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138 reviews 138 reviews
26 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

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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39 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

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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40 reviews 40 reviews
37 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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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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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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
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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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