The zoo will remain open to the public, but because several exhibits will be closed, admission is being discounted.
More than 18 tons of non-perishable food, clothing and toys collected at Turtle Back Zoo.
Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights with over 50 winter and animal characters.
Essex County has five reservations, including three that are in or close to Montclair, for hiking, bird-watching and taking in the scenery.
Montclair residents are raising concerns about Essex County’s proposal to expand Turtle Back Zoo into part of South Mountain Reservation.
Kudos to school district for work on block scheduling Memories frequently tend to be short. A year ago, people may forget, Glenfield Middle School went through a difficult year for […]
Essex County Turtle Back Zoo is once again looking for energetic and enthusiastic people to join its Docent Program! Become a Zoo docent and enjoy the rewarding experiences that you’ll […]
Happy weekend! Got plans? We’ve rounded up some fun and family-friendly activities happening in and around the area. Check ’em out! This weekend, Garden State Model Railway Club (575 High […]
Happy Thanksgiving weekend! We’ve rounded up some fun and family-friendly things to do in the area. Check ‘em out! Morris Museum (6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown) will kick off their […]
This weekend marked the opening of the annual Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange, running through Dec. 30. Admission is free.
Children and their families are invited to attend “Howl-O-Ween” at Essex County’s Turtle Back Zoo. The Howl-O-Ween celebration will be Thursday, October 31, 2019, 4 to 8 p.m. Children are […]
It has been almost 25 years since a large crowd of children, parents and teachers gathered in the parking lot at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo to save this treasure […]
A talk on sea turtles from workers at Turtle Back Zoo is the highlight of a social held by AIM, aging in Montclair, on Saturday, Aug. 31.
Aging In Montclair/AIM invites the community to the August Saturday Social on August 31st from 2-4pm in the AIM Senior Hub located in the Salvation Army Building at 13 Trinity […]