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Turtle Back Zoo is open daily
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Zoo CLOSES EARLY at 2pm on Sunday, October 31st.

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Upcoming Events

30 October

Wonders of the Wild: Science and Nature at the Zoo

October 30, 2021 Essex County Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052 $30.00 Available
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31 October

ZOO CLOSES AT 2pm

October 31, 2021 Available
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31 October

Safe Howl-O-Ween

October 31, 2021 Available
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