Van Saun Park - Paramus, NJ
Bergen County Zoological Park
Van Saun Park Zoo
216 Forest Avenue
Paramus, NJ 07652
Entrance sign to Van Saun Park, Paramus, NJ
216 Forest Avenue, Paramus and Continental Avenue, River Edge
Within its 146 acres, Van Saun County Park offers a wide-range of activities that is sure to please the entire family. Some of its popular attractions include the nationally accredited Bergen County Zoological Park, the historic Washington Spring Garden, train, carousel, pony rides, and picnic and fishing areas.
Multi-use pathway/Bicycle - Pedestrian Path: Winding through Van Saun County Park, this 1.5 mile trail takes you by the nationally accredited Bergen County Zoological Park, historic Washington Spring Garden, the Millennium Carousel (fee), miniature train ride, and Walden Pond.
ADA accessible playground
Millennium Carousel (fee)
Bergen County Zoological Park (fee) http://www.co.bergen.nj.us/bcParks/PermitsAndFees.htm www.co.bergen.nj.us/Parks/Parks/Zoo.htm
Bergen County Tennis Center (fee)
Picnicking - pavilions, 3 with electric (permits needed)
Miniature Train Ride (fee)
Pony rides (fee)
Washington Spring Garden, County Historic Site
Fishing (NJ State Fishing License Required)
3 Athletic fields - soccer, baseball, softball (permit needed)
From Route 4 East: Pass the Bergen Mall. Make Right onto Forest Avenue. Go through first traffic light at Howland Avenue. Stay to the right. Park is on the right.
From Route 4 West: Exit at Forest Avenue (Diner with yellow roof). Bear right onto Forest Avenue. Go through first traffic light at Howland Avenue. Stay to the right. Park is on the right.
From Garden State Parkway North: Exit 165. Follow "Oradell" sign to Forest Avenue. Turn right onto Forest Avenue. Go through 2 traffic lights. Make left onto Spring Valley Road. Right onto Continental Avenue. Park is on the right.
From Garden State Parkway South: Exit 165 straight to Forest Avenue. Right onto Forest. Go through 3 traffic lights. Make left onto Spring Valley Road. Right onto Continental Avenue. Park is on the right.
From Route 17 North and South: Exit Ridgewood Avenue (follow Oradell sign); Cross-over Garden State Parkway. Go through the traffic light (cross street is Pascack Road). Street becomes Oradell Avenue. Next traffic light, make a right onto Forest Avenue. At third traffic light make left onto Spring Valley Road. Right onto Continental Avenue. Park is on the right.
All information is deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. Subject to errors and ommissions.