Are you planning a trip to New Jersey and looking for some fun things to do? The Cape May County Park & Zoo first opened its gates to the public in 1978.
Today, it is home 550 animals representing 250 species, including mammals, amphibians, birds, and reptiles. The zoo is only one of the pastime attractions of the area. The park is full of picnic areas, bike paths, a disk golf court, and fishing ponds. Visitors are not allowed to bring food into the park, but there are plenty of areas in which to purchase food. The park is overflowing with health food, fast food, snack, and beverage options.
The park and zoo are both very popular among residents and visitors of the area. And the animals are not the only attraction in the zoo portion. It is also filled with 85 acres of gardens and other features of natural beauty. The zoo is opened 364 days of the year (only being closed on Christmas). Admission is completely free with a donation gladly accepted. The Zoo is run by the non-profit organization, The Cape May County Zoo Society. They are fully committed to improving the features and exhibits in the zoo throughout the foreseeable future.
If you are visiting the area with your family, there are few more memorable events than a visit here. For more details visit www.capemaycountyzoo.org