ABQ BioPark Zoo

903 10th St. S.W.
Albuquerque, NM 87102- Map It
Phone: (505) 768-2000

AAA Editor Notes

ABQ BioPark Zoo is at 903 Tenth St. S.W. The zoo houses more than 1,000 animals representing some 250 species in a variety of naturalistic habitats. Popular residents include chimpanzees, gorillas, elephants, polar bears, giraffes, hippos, Komodo dragons, jaguars and zebras. Tropical America features toucans, spider monkeys, tamarins, tarantulas and colorful bromeliads.</br>The 6-acre Africa exhibit is home to warthogs, cheetahs, rhinos and Marabou storks. Seal and sea lion feedings take place daily in a 350,000-gallon tank. Youngsters will enjoy the Colores Kids Playground, which has a jungle gym for ages 3-12 and a splash pad that's open in summer.</br>Food is available.</br>
$14.50; $10 (New Mexico residents); $7.50 (ages 65+); $5.50 (New Mexico residents ages 65+); $6 (ages 3-12). Combination ticket with ABQ BioPark Aquarium and Botanic Garden (Tues.-Sun. and holidays 9-noon) $22; $16 (New Mexico residents); $12 (ages 65+); $9 (New Mexico residents ages 65+); $8 (ages 3-12). Ages 0-12 must be with an adult.
Hours: Daily 9-5 (also Sat.-Sun. 5-6, June -Aug. and some holidays). Last admission 30 minutes before closing. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas.