Experiences

Education Programs

Turtle Back Zoo is committed to providing an enriching recreational experience that fosters excellence in wildlife education and wildlife conservation, so that present and future generations are inspired to understand, appreciate and protect the fragile interdependence of all living things.

Turtle Back Zoo

The Essex County Turtle Back Zoo is temporarily closing to the public effective March 14, 2020 following the lead and directive of our state health and government officials as a measure to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus in our community.Learn more