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Bronx Park
Bronx River Pkwy. at Fordham Rd., The Bronx, NY 10460 40.848649 -73.882943
at Crotona Pkwy.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-367-1010 Send to Phone

Photo by Julie Larson Maher/WCS

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Official Website

bronxzoo.com

Hours

Apr-Oct: Mon-Fri, 10am-5pm; Sat-Sun, 10am-5:30; Nov-Mar: daily, 10am-4:30pm

Nearby Subway Stops

2, 5 at West Farms Sq.-E. Tremont Ave.

Parking

  • On Premise Parking

Prices

$15; $13 seniors, $11 for children 2-12, children under 2 free

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Profile

As the nation's largest metropolitan wildlife preserve, this world famous zoo boasts more than 4,000 animals on its sprawling 265 acres of land—much of which has been transformed into unique habitats for zebras and other unique creatures. The Congo Gorilla Forest is particularly noteworthy: Home to two families of lowland primates, it's the largest facsimile of an African rain forest in on the planet. Other highlights include daily sea lion feedings and bee-eating birds that catch their prey in mid-flight. Head to Tiger Mountain to check out the daily keeper demonstrations with the giant Siberians, or venture through the indoor, tropical Asian rainforest at Jungle World.

Butterfly Garden

Nearly one acre in size, the Butterfly Garden is home to a greenhouse, sculptured gardens, a giant insect carousel, and over 1,000 butterflies with free rein.

Fees
Separate exhibit fees apply to the Congo Gorilla Forest, Children's Zoo, Zoo Shuttle (free for seniors), Butterfly Garden, Wild Asia Monorail, Bug Carousel, and Camel Rides.

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