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Upcoming Events

23 - 25November

Holiday Lights Spectacular

November 23, 2018 Available
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30 - 02November - December

Holiday Lights Spectacular

November 30, 2018 Available
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07 - 23December

Holiday Lights Spectacular

December 7, 2018 Available
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a message from the essex county executive

Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr.

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Turtle Back Zoo

THE ZOO WILL HAVE A DELAYED OPENING OF NOON TODAY, 11/16/18. The Main Zoo Entrance will be under construction beginning Tuesday, September 4th through Spring 2019. Please follow directional signs to temporary entryways. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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