Turtle Back Zoo

560 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052
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Customer Reviews (13 reviews)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Apr 12, 2010
The zoo is clean and the staff is friendly BUT many of the exhibits were just plain sad. The Red Panda was depressed and lonely; being by it... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Jan 14, 2009
i would like to see all the animals and how they eat and reproduce in in turtle back zoo if y'all have any animals that is sick or that's in... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Sep 21, 2007
barbara i came here to see the turtle back zoo pictures and i think that it is a good place to go and dto thake my chirldrens also i think t... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Jul 29, 2006
This is a solid zoo which will give you about 3 hours of good old fashioned animal gawking. They have some cool animals on display which I'... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Oct 11, 2005
They have 500 animals or maybe more, wolves, penguins, reptiles, birds. Children love this place and love pony rides, petting zoo and train ... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Sep 21, 2005
Anybody in New Jersey has to go here atleast once. Especially if you have a little one. This zoo cannot compare to one in the big city but f... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Sep 11, 2005
Not a huge zoo like philadelphia or the bronx, but a great place to take the kids fo the day. Kept as clean as a zoo could be kept, the ani... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Aug 17, 2005
This zoo is a perfect day trip for those with children. They have a cute little train ride along the reservior and also a newly installed f... (more)

Gil L.

on Judys Book Aug 05, 2005
As a camp counselor for over three years we took our kids here every year and the kids love it. They stick around the petting zoo part for hours, you think they would become bored eventually but they don’t! Also there is a... (more)

L C.

on Judys Book Aug 05, 2005
Turtle Back Zoo is a great place to take the kids but adults will love it as well. It may be on the smaller side but that has no bearing on how enjoyable it is to visit. They have many different types of animals - bears,... (more)
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Recent Comments

i've been to the turtle back zoo ever since i was a young girl. It brings back memories when i... (more)
nickel5, May 06, 2011

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