The Best Zoos Near Your Gaslight Commons Apartment


Now that summer is in full swing, there’s no better place to be than the outdoors. Wild animals seem to think so, too – which is why summer is the best time of the year to see some exotic animals and explore the area’s best zoos.


Near your Gaslight Commons apartment there are tons of zoos, making a perfect day trip for the whole family. Read on to discover where some of the best zoos near South Orange – and creatures from all over the world – can be found!


The Raptor Trust, located at 1390 White Bridge Rd, Millington which is about 30 minutes from your Gaslight Commons apartment, is one of the premier wild bird rehabilitation centers in the United States.


The Raptor Trust is open to the public seven days a week. Visitors are afforded a unique opportunity to view at close range the many hawks, eagles, falcons and owls that are permanent residents at the facility. There is no charge to visit, but a modest donation of $2 per person is encouraged.


Space Farms, located at 218 County Road 519, Sussex which is about an hour drive from your Gaslight Commons apartment, s home to over 500 live wild animals and 9 history museum buildings.


Here, you will see hyenas, wild ponies, timber wolves, various types of foxes, bears and deer, leopards, monkeys, jaguars, coyotes, llamas, yaks, snakes, and hundreds more. This private collection of North American wildlife is the largest in the world — even rare, exotic species thrive in the natural Space Farms environment.


The Raptor Trust

1390 White Bridge Rd, Millington, NJ 07946

(908) 647-2353


Space Farms

218 County Road 519, Sussex, NJ 07461

(973) 875-5800

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