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Turtle Back Zoo is open daily
10 am to 4 pm

SUMMER HOURS!
Wednesdays & Thursdays in July & August
10 am to 7 pm

Exhibits & Animals

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UPDATE: All outdoor exhibits featuring birds are closed due to the emergence of the newly discovered highly pathogenic avian influenza. This is to protect the birds from possible exposure and to help stop the spread of the disease. Some exhibits such as Flamingo, Condor and Bald Eagle are closed.

Zoo Events

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Upcoming Events

02 July

Sea Turtle Sunrise

July 2, 2022 Available General
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02 July

Sophisticated Science – 2022

July 2, 2022 Berson Education Center, 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ, USA $30.00 Available Conservation Program, Education Event
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06 July

Family Fun Nights

July 6, 2022 Available Family Fun
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UPDATE: All outdoor exhibits featuring birds are closed due to the emergence of the newly discovered highly pathogenic avian influenza. This is to protect the birds from possible exposure and to help stop the spread of the disease. Some exhibits such as Flamingo, Condor and Bald Eagle are closed.

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Turtle Back Zoo

Zoo Open Daily 10am to 4pm | The Zoo will Close early Saturday, July 9th. Last Admission 2pm.