Chair's Picnic: A Day at the Turtle Back Zoo

Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10:30am-1:30pm EDT
Event format: 
In-Person / Local
Posted by Katherine Gawel
South Mountain Recreation Complex
560 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052
United States
Join us with your families for a day at the zoo on us, as we begin the second half of the 2017 meeting season with this family outing to the Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange. Our Chair, Katherine Gawel invites you to lunch, on us. 
Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange, NJ is part of the South Mountain Recreation Complex Situated on 20 acres in the South Mountain Reservation. It is part of the Essex County Park System, the oldest county park system in the United States. Founded in 1963, the zoo was originally a showcase for animals indigenous to New Jersey, but currently features species from every continent except Antarctica. As of 2016, it houses approximately 1400 animals, including several hundred birds in a free-flight aviary.
NOTE: There are a limited number of free-admission wristbands available, so please register for this event as soon as possible. Free-Admission wristbands will be distributed when you check-in at the Zoo entrance.
Turtle Back Zoo
South Mountain Recreation Complex
560 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ 07052
(973) 731-5800
Registration & Check-In: 10:30 to 11:00 AM
Lunch: 12:30 to 1:30 PM
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