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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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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.


  • On Premise Parking


$28.95, $20.95, children (3-12), $26.95, seniors (65 and older), free for children 2 and under

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa


As the nation's largest metropolitan wildlife preserve, this world famous zoo boasts more than 6,000 animals across 600 species 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 troops of Western lowland primates. 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 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, and over 1,000 butterflies with free rein.

Separate exhibit fees apply to the Congo Gorilla Forest, Jungle World, Children's Zoo, Zoo Shuttle (free for seniors), Butterfly Garden, Wild Asia Monorail, Bug Carousel, and Camel Rides, but included in the "Total Experience" ticket.

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