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Essex County Turtle Back Zoo

Cause Area

  • Animals
  • Community
  • Education & Literacy
  • Environment
  • Sports & Recreation

Location

560 Northfield AveWest Orange, NJ 07052 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

TURTLE BACK ZOO is committed to providing an enriching recreational experience that fosters excellence in wildlife education and wildlife conservation, so that present and future generations are inspired to understand, appreciate and protect the fragile interdependence of all living things.

Description

Turtle Back Zoo is a facility of the Essex County Parks Department. The zoo is funded by the County of Essex as a service to the residents of the County and the surrounding areas. The Zoological Society of NJ, Inc. is the fundraising branch of Turtle Back Zoo. The Society is a not-for-profit organization that helps to raise funds for improvements to Turtle Back Zoo.

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