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Alameda Park Zoo

Address: 1321 N. White Sands Blvd, Alamogordo, NM 88310
Phone Number: 505-439-4290
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Ranked #8 of 11 Attractions in Alamogordo
Owner description: Alameda Park Zoo is the oldest Zoo in the Southwest.
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Owner description: Alameda Park Zoo is the oldest Zoo in the Southwest.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I love going here and watching the animals. It is very cheap and gives you plenty of space to walk and relax. Great place to visit if you are in town.

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albuquerque
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125 reviews 125 reviews
66 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We got in early, but the place was open and you just leave cash in the pay box. I must say for being an oldest zoo, the displays are nicely done for both animals and the viewer. Almost every animal came out to beg for food - so funny! The variety of animals is not like big city ones, but... More 

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Stonewall, Louisiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The zoo is very small, which would be nice for small children. Great exhibits, and it appears the animals are well cared for and loved. The park is really nice, too! We enjoyed our visit!

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Augusta, Georgia, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is the oldest zoo in the southwest and covers only about 12 acres which is a plus for small children and folks with walkers. The variety of animals and exhibits far exceeded my expectations. There is a really nice playground for children. We ended our visit by feeding the nene geese, ducks and pigeons. The gift shop is run... More 

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San Antonio
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72 reviews 72 reviews
15 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Not bad for the price. Staff is very friendly; snack and drinks available. Zoo is not big at all, but it's a nice size for an afternoon trip if you have other things planned. It'll take you about 30-45 minutes to see everything. I recommend this for small children or if you just want something to do for a small... More 

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Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
24 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

My teen daughter really liked this zoo. Some really interesting animals to be found including lemurs and large cats. She especially liked feeding the pigeons that will feed from your hands. Worth more than the $2.50 entrance fee.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I lived in Alamogordo I never really had high expectations because being from a much larger city we had a gigantic zoo. I decided to give it a try because hey, it's only $2.50 a person so how can you really beat that? I was very pleasantly surprised! It's small, but it actually is bigger than it looks from the... More 

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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263 attraction reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I stopped by for an hour. The zoo is small, but still has a decent variety of animals. They have bred the endangered Mexican Wolf here. Some of the animals were not visible, but I still saw quite a few. You can't really complain about the price ($2.50 for an adult). Not much in the gift shop.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

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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83 reviews 83 reviews
16 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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