Turtle Back Zoo


turtleback-zoo-in-njTurtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052
Phone: (973) 731-5800

Monday – Sunday: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm


Turtle Back Zoo is a zoo in West Orange, New Jersey as part of the South Mountain Recreation Complex.   This zoo was voted #1 zoo in New Jersey.  There are many exhibits with animals from all 5 continents. Beautifully landscaped grounds are perfect for a fun  and educational experience.  As well as seeing animals you  can also ride the zoo’s miniature train, play on the animal themed playground, ride the carousel or catch an animal program, there is always adventure at Turtle Back Zoo. When visiting, remember it has free parking. A great family day trip to consider.


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