Cape May County Zoo Society:
707 North Route 9
PO Box 864
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Cape May County Park Central is over 200 acres (including the Zoo) with
many forested areas maintained in their natural state. Within the park, you will find picnic areas and shelters, walk/bike paths, fishing ponds, a disc golf course, playgrounds and more. Located east
side of Route 9 are tennis courts and baseball field. Admission is free, but usage of the picnic shelters, the wedding gazebo, and groups visiting by bus/passenger vans are required to pay a fee and
make reservations. Contact the Park Office at 609-465-5271. Open daily 9:00 am to dusk.
1099 Route 9 South
Palermo, NJ 08223
The Cameron Wildlife Sanctuary is a wonderful place that appeals to both avid wildlife watchers and families. Although relatively small, the park encompasses a variety of habitats including deciduous woodland, lakes and wetlands, crossed by easy, dirt and paved walking trails. White-tailed deer wander throughout the park. You can have close encounters with a variety of wildlife. Egrets roost over the lakes, and warblers and kinglets flit through the pine trees at the water’s edge. The ease of nature viewing makes any time spent at Cameron Wildlife Sanctuary time well spent.
Open daily from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. On site parking available.
130 Bayshore Road
Del Haven, NJ 08251
The Fishing Creek Wildlife Preserve (Park South) is the largest of the county's three parks, consisting with more than 1,700 acres. Most of the park is wetlands, providing habitat to diverse plant and animal life located in the Delaware Bay Estuary. The developed portion of the park consists of approximately 10 acres, which include a soccer field, 2 basketball courts, picnic shelters and a playground.
Free admission. Open daily, 9:00 am to dusk.