The Bergen County Department of Parks is responsible for the management and maintenance of parks systems and covers more than 7, 900 acres. It works to plan, promote, organize and administer recreational, cultural and historical services for the Bergen County Park System. The department maintains Bergen County Zoo, which exhibits animals from North America and South America and supports various educational programs. The Bergen County Department of Parks operates a division of cultural and historic affairs that encourages public outreach and participation through the celebration of historic events associated with county-owned historic sites and history. It also has a golf division that oversees the maintenance and operations of golf courses. The Bergen County Department of Parks is a part of Bergen County in New Jersey.