Tips for Bronx Zoo

2300 Southern Blvd. Bronx NY 10460
Goldstar

131 Bronx Zoo Tips

  • Casual 1
  • Pack a picnic 1
Lynne T.
3 events
2 reviews
0 stars
Park in lot B; if it's a nice day, arrive early; it can be crowded. Public transportation lets you off very far from Gate B, which is near the Bronx River Parkway; consider taking a cab if you end up near one of the other Gates.
Lynne T.
3 events
2 reviews
0 stars
The weather was sunny. I wore a sun hat and brought water.
Kristen
3 events
2 reviews
6 stars
Many car thefts happen on the surrounding streets-park in the parking lot.
Kristen
3 events
2 reviews
6 stars
Food court prices are a bit steep-what you might expect for a theme park
qourtney
5 events
2 reviews
6 stars
Zoo food is traditional and expensive. Better off bringing your own food.
Goldstar Member
3 events
2 reviews
3 stars
Animals are well cared for and zoo is clean
Goldstar Member
3 events
2 reviews
3 stars
Parking is $13! Very expensive, so carpool!
Jan van Lier
6 events
5 reviews
8 stars
We got a parking ticket for parking too close to a bus stop!
Sugar Shell
17 events
11 reviews
58 stars
Visit the Congo.... it's amazing!
Sugar Shell
17 events
11 reviews
58 stars
Bring a good camera. There are many photo opts to be had.
Sugar Shell
17 events
11 reviews
58 stars
Pack snacks. Look to spend $10 per person if your going to buy food there.
Sugar Shell
17 events
11 reviews
58 stars
There's the Q44 bus if you're traveling from Queens. Long ride, but convenient.
Sugar Shell
17 events
11 reviews
58 stars
Comfortable shoes area a must. Pack light, but dress warm
Person 1
5 events
3 reviews
1 stars
Taking the bus is an easy and quick option
CreativeCat70
1 events
1 review
1 stars
Use the map to plan a route so you don't miss anything.
CreativeCat70
1 events
1 review
1 stars
Food choices are limited and expensive, Bring your own if you can.
CreativeCat70
1 events
1 review
1 stars
The zoo shuttle does not operate during certain times of the year.
CreativeCat70
1 events
1 review
1 stars
Dress in layers.
Sharon Marcus
6 events
3 reviews
5 stars
Parking was convenient, but expensive.
Susann Werman
8 events
3 reviews
6 stars
If the kids wear costumes make sure to bring a change of clothes.

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