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Over three quarters of a million visitors stop by the Cape May County Zoo each year.

They're greeted by lions and tigers and bears, by red pandas and red foxes, by camels and cranes.

An astounding 200 species of animals, birds and reptiles fill the Cape May zoo's park like setting.

The Cape May County Zoo advises you to allow at least two hours for a leisurely visit.


The Zoo is open every day of the year except Christmas.

Spring and summer hours are 10AM to 4:45PM. (During the winter and late fall, the zoo closes at 3:45PM.)

Admission, parking

Admission and parking are both free. (Fee for tour buses.)


The Cape May County Park and Zoo is right off the Garden State parkway at exit 11. If you're coming from the south (Cape May and Wildwood), make a left at the exit (Crest Haven Rd.) The entrance to the zoo is on Route 9.

Restaurant, Gift Shop

Yes, you can eat lunch just outside the Cape May zoo, at The Safari Cafe. The cafe's open for lunch on a seasonal basis.

You can rent strollers at the zoo's gift shop, The Ark in the Park. For more info, call (609) 465-0971.

Animals at the Cape May County Zoo

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