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Alameda Park Zoo

1321 N. White Sands Blvd, Alamogordo, NM 88310
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Ranked #10 of 11 Attractions in Alamogordo
Type: Zoos
Description: Alameda Park Zoo is the oldest Zoo in the Southwest.
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New Orleans, Louisiana
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

This zoo is on the smaller side, but it is beautiful. Open air exhibits and lots of park space make this an ideal location to take active little ones.

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Navarre, Florida
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50 reviews 50 reviews
9 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Not a bad little zoo, great for little kids. Has a playground where you can picnic and let kids play, good little variety of animals and pretty cheap.

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Silver City, New Mexico
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Most of the animals were sleeping, or where you could not see them. The cages the animals are in do leave something to be desired. The woman working in the gift shop was friendly and very helpful. I took my young niece and nephew and they however loved it. The playground and somewhere to have lunch are great when you... More

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Ingleside, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Small but very fun. Has a great picnic area and playground to go along with visiting the animals. Loved it!

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Quebec City, Canada
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200 reviews 200 reviews
60 attraction reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Fortunately, it only costs a few dollars to get in. We had read that this zoo featured exotic animals as well as animals from the area. We wanted to see the museum more to see the animals from the area as we are from Canada. But I would say that probably the only animal that you have in the nature... More

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This little zoo offers a nice array of endangered type animals, birds and reptiles. It was pretty warm when we were there and the animals were not very active but we were able to see most of them. They were excited to see the staff show up with lunch! A couple of the animals looked like they needed to have... More

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El Paso, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

For thirty years our family had enjoyed this zoo because the animals and their good care came first. Now the animals are being abused by the unbelievable clamor from huge crowds of screaming kids and loud, often smoking parents. The once enjoyable to all zoo has become an amusement park for the masses and is being used for all sorts... More

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Alamogordo, New Mexico
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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I've lived in Alamogordo almost 20 years and this is the first visit to the Zoo in 15. A lot of big changes have occurred and many are being worked as construction throughout the zoo continues. The visiting school kids seemed to enjoy all the animals, playground and picnic areas. Worth the time to stop and visit. $2.50 for adults...

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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119 reviews 119 reviews
46 attraction reviews
1,628 helpful votes 1,628 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

very nice place lots of fun ! we go here a lot ! there is an easter egg hunt for the kids today, if your in alamogordo stop by the Alameda Park Zoo, you will be glad you did ! Sgt Eddie DeLuca

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Atlanta, Georgia
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This park is small but the animals are so cute. The monkeys are playful and the petting areas allow the children to get close to the animals. Plus there is plenty of room for a picnic and for the kids to play.

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