Directions to Bronx Zoo Southern Blvd. Gate


Mass Transit


Local Buses

In the Bronx, take Bx9 or Bx19 buses to 183rd Street and Southern Blvd.  This is the location of the Zoo’s Southern Blvd pedestrian entrance (Gate C).

Subway

Take the #2 or #5 train to 174 St.  Exit near intersection of Southern Blvd. and E 174TH St.  (Look for the East Bronx Academy for the Future building and wait in front of it.)  Take the Bx19 Bus from Southern Blvd and Boston Rd. station heading to NY Botanical Garden, Bronx.  Get off at Southern Blvd and E 183 St.  Pedestrian Entrance is up ahead on your right.


By Car


From the North (Westchester):

Bronx River Parkway South to Exit 7W (Fordham Road). Once on Fordham Road, the road will fork; bear right, up the ramp.  At the light, turn left onto Southern Boulevard. Follow Southern Boulevard to 182nd Street. Turn left at light, turn left again and then right into the Southern Boulevard Parking Lot.
DO NOT USE EXIT 6

From the North (Connecticut):

New England Thruway (I-95) to Pelham Parkway West. After the overpass for the Bronx River Parkway, the road will fork; bear right, up the ramp. At the light, turn left onto Southern Boulevard.  Follow Southern Boulevard to 182nd Street. Turn left at the light, turn left again and then right into the Southern Boulevard Parking Lot.

From the South (Long Island):

Take the Whitestone Bridge or the Throgs Neck Bridge to the Cross Bronx Expressway West to the Rosedale Avenue exit to the Bronx River Parkway North to Exit 7W (Fordham Road). Once on Fordham Road, the road will fork; bear right, up the ramp.  At the light, turn left onto Southern Boulevard. Follow Southern Boulevard to 182nd Street. Turn left at light, turn left again and then right into the Southern Boulevard Parking Lot.
DO NOT USE EXIT 6

From New Jersey:

Take the George Washington Bridge to the Cross Bronx Expressway East to the Bronx River Parkway North to Exit 7W (Fordham Road). Once on Fordham Road, the road will fork; bear right, up the ramp. At the light, turn left onto Southern Boulevard. Follow Southern Boulevard to 182nd Street. Turn left at the light, turn left again and then right into the Southern Boulevard Parking Lot.
DO NOT USE EXIT 6

From Manhattan:

Take the East River Drive North to the Triborough Bridge to the Bronx. Follow signs for the Bruckner Expressway and take the elevated portion of the expressway. Exit at the sign for the Bronx River Parkway North. The ramp will lead you to the Parkway service road. You will immediately see a sign for the entrance ramp to the Bronx River Parkway. Follow the parkway North to Exit 7W (Fordham Road). Once on Fordham Road, the road will fork; bear right, up the ramp. At the light, turn left onto Southern Boulevard. Follow Southern Boulevard to 182nd Street. Turn left at light, turn left again and then right into the Southern Boulevard Parking Lot.
DO NOT USE EXIT 6




Pedestrian and Vehicle entrances to the Southern Blvd. parking lot (Gate C).

BZ Southern Blvd gate