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. 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. Food is available.
$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.