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Popcorn Park Zoo

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Address: 1 Humane Way, Forked River, NJ 08731
Phone Number: +1 609-693-1900
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My Oma has worked here since I was a kid and it's a wonderful place. On top of the zoo structure they also have the kennel where you can adopt fur babies.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
jschott6
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Bremerton, Washington
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Bremerton, Washington
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43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Oma has worked here since I was a kid and it's a wonderful place. On top of the zoo structure they also have the kennel where you can adopt fur babies.

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Thank jschott6
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8 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son is an animal lover and someone told me about the Popcorn Zoo. We loved it! Walked around reading all the stories about how they came to the zoo. Some stories were so sad, but you could see they were happy now. What a wonderful haven for for them. Sat on the benches and watched them do their thing,... More 

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Thank Rosann G
Edison, New Jersey
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17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

My toddler had good time at the zoo- You can buy popcorn to feed some animals (sheep/goats/pigs/birds) and some other animals popcorn- peacocks were walking everywhere-well kept..will def go back.

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Thank KirDa
New York
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24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I have mixed feelings about zoos, but I wanted to take my grandchildren here because it is a rescue facility. The animals seem well cared for, and the kids loved walking around and feeding popcorn to the animals. The only negative - the porta potties were very dirty.

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Thank CatherineSNewYork
Forked River, New Jersey
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

I love the fact that the Popcorn Zoo stepped in to rescue animals that had absolutely nowhere to go but here. This was the end of the road for many animals and Im ever so grateful that you rescuedthem and took care of them. However, every time I come hete to visit it breaks myheart to see lions and tigers... More 

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2 Thank laura_culinaryfood
Toms River, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Nice zoo, great rescue facility. They take good care of the animals they receive. Please donate if you can.

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Thank philbrookd
Ocean, New Jersey
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79 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This zoo was set up to help animals that are no longer wanted by either people, or circuses or were just in a bad situation and needed rescuing. There is a very large variety of animals there and it is nice to know, that they will live out their days treated kindly and compassionately.

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1 Thank Meryl M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

My family and I really enjoyed this place. It's not huge like a City Zoo but it was pretty nice. We went through it in about 2 hours but we did take our time to watch and socialize with the animals. It is very inexpensive at $5 per adult. Kids 12-4 are $4, 3 under are free. You can buy... More 

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Thank TRAVELTNJ
Waretown, NJ
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

I love Popcorn Zoo. So many precious animals that are given a second chance at the zoo. They also have an adoption center and Kitty City where cats who are sick or they owners have died can live the rest of their lives being taken care of.

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Thank Mieke C
Waretown, New Jersey
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Kids loved the animals , they had a great time was a long walk but well worth it.kids were here from up north jersey to visit grama & pops, so we thought they would enjoy it & they did.

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