Turtle Back Zoo

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Turtle Back Zoo


560 Northfield Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052, United States



Turtle Back Zoo, Savings and Zoo Park Description for 2024

Turtle Back Zoo is an animal care facility located in West Orange, New Jersey. It is part of the oldest country park system in the United States, the Essex Country Park System. The zoo houses more than 800 animals in a 20-acre land area. It has been an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) since 2006. It features animal exhibits including the golden mantled" flying foxes, the American black bear and a reptile house and education center. The facility offers a wide array of activities perfect for the whole family.  

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Turtle Back Zoo Membership

  • Individual: $35
  • Individual Plus One: $55
  • Family: $90
  • Family Plus One: $110
  • Supporting: $175
  • Patron: $500
  • Benefactor: $1,000

All memberships include:

  • Unlimited free admission to the zoo for one year
  • Free admission to members only “Night Moves” events
  • Free subscription to the Society’s newsletter, Turtle Talk
  • Voting privileges at the Society Annual meeting
  • Reciprocal privileges with more than 110 affiliated zoos and aquariums across the country

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