Popcorn Park Refuge

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Popcorn Park Refuge

1 Humane Way & Lacey Rd., Forked River, NJ 08731
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See tigers, lioness, bears, monkeys, deer, reptiles, bobcat. horses, goats and many, many more. Popcorn Park is unique in that it is solely a refuge for rescued exotics, wildlife, farm animals and birds. These animals may have been abandoned, abused, injured, kept inappropritaely as pets, or handicapped, but all are now safe and in excellent health.

You will find a picnic area under the pines to enjoy your own box lunch or you can purchase cold drinks, ice cream, popcorn and peanuts. Feeding the animals, however, is prohibited due to the animals' specialized diets, and for safety reasons, pets are not allowed in Popcorn Park.

Hours: 11 am - 5 pm, 7 days a week; Holidays: 11 am - 2 pm.

A small admission fee helps supports the animals; chldren under 3 are free, as are guests who are member of the Wildlife Club, Zoological Society or Share-A-Pet Program. Just show your card!

Come visit Popcorn Park and see what love can do.


GARDEN STATE PARKWAY: From North or South, take Exit 74 and turn West (left) onto Lacey Road. Travel 6.7 miles. Sign for Popcorn Park is on the left; turn right into Humane Way. FROM TRENTON: Take 206 South to 195 East and then take 195 East to Exit 8 (Great Adventure exit) Follow that road to 539 South (make left) take that to 530. Bear left and go about 3 miles to Lacey Road. Make a right, then go about 5 miles -- sign for Popcorn Park is on right; turn left into Park driveway (Humane Way).