By:- Sahil Luthra
The first zoo in NJ, Cohanzick Zoo has been open and home to animals from around the world for almost 90 years. With over 45 different species of animals
Johnson Park is located right outside New Brunswick and has everything from picnic areas, sports fields, an animal haven, and even a restored 18th century village.
Owned and operated by the same park service as Johnson Park, you can enjoy trout fishing, canoeing, kayaking on the 30-acre lake across from the zoo.
Come to the hatchery and learn about trout and how they are raised. Visitors from all around come to use the 5,100 acres of state land that surrounds the hatchery.
This non-profit organization has the mission to provide free care for orphaned and injured birds, and educate people about birds, especially birds of prey.
While these zoos aren’t free for everyone, the littlest members of your family can visit for free!
These NJ zoos are free for visitors under the age of 3 – Bergen County Zoological Park – Space Farms
These NJ zoos are free for visitors under the age of 2 – Rizzo’s Wildlife World – Lakota Wolf Reserve – Turtle Back Zoo – Adventure Aquarium – Popcorn Park Zoo – Jenkinson’s Aquarium
your kids can see the skills it takes to care for a big black bear up close and personal. After, enjoy the park and a family lunch in one of the lovely picnic areas between exhibits. Winter Hours: Open Daily from 9 AM-5 PM 45 Mayor Aitken Drive, Bridgeton, NJ 08302
Rizzo’s Wildlife World is closed to the public during the week, but you can coordinate private visits for a group. Winter Hours: Call to reserve a spot on Sundays 1 Gold Mine Road, Flanders, NJ 07836