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Address: 87 North Frontage Road, Edgewood, NM
Phone Number: 505-281-7655
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Description: A wildlife preserve and "enhanced zoo" located just 20 minutes from...
A wildlife preserve and "enhanced zoo" located just 20 minutes from Albuquerque, New Mexico in nearby Edgewood. Conveniently located near Interstate 40 and Route 66. Wildlife West Nature Park provides a very special look into the animals and plants that are part of the ecosystems of New Mexico and the Southwestern United States. All the birds and animals at Wildlife West Nature Park are non-releasable, keeping with our philosophy of bringing education to the public without harming ecological balances in other parts of the region. Our habitats are designed to provide the best possible combination of viewing opportunities and harmonious living for our residents, and our animal enrichment programs ensure that our animals are both physically and mentally healthy.
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Awesome family fun

This is an amazing wildlife park to stop in and see. It gives you a good walk and a lot of cool animal's to check out. The worker's are friendly and it is right off the interstate... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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Edgewood, New Mexico
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Edgewood, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This is an amazing wildlife park to stop in and see. It gives you a good walk and a lot of cool animal's to check out. The worker's are friendly and it is right off the interstate to go check out, so easy off easy on. The kids will love this place, so much space to run around and check... More 

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Sacramento, California
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92 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

A last minute stop that my sister wanted to make after seeing signs on the side of the road. A noble undertaking by the staff…caring for hurt animals or what we found more often, caring for animals that had imprinted on humans and so could not survive in the wild. By the end of our visit, we had to question... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We visited this nature park on 6th May 2015 and had a simply fabulous experience. We were fortunate enough to be there on a relatively quiet day, so we had a conducted tour from the very lucky guy who owns/manages the site.....very informative, too, and special mention must be made of his corny (but amusing) jokes! We were there to... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I've been here before, but not for a while. My college-aged daughter and I decided to go here the other afternoon. It was during the week, so it was quiet, which was very nice. Some of the animals were sleeping, but some were up and about. Even though they've started calling this a zoo (probably to get more visitors), it... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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36 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Wow, Hate to say it but I have lived 30 miles from this place without ever knowing about it. Groupon ran a special for it so we packed up the 3 kids and went to explore. First, this is a privately funded experience run with volunteers. No maids and clean up staff, no one to pick up your trash or... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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135 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We saw signs for this wildlife park on I-40 and decided to fit it into our visit with friends. We went during a snow storm on January 2. Good timing right? The snow stopped by the time we got to the park but it was covered in snow. We were the only people there (of course), although quite a few... More 

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Peralta, New Mexico
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102 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The critters are in enclosures that give them security but visitors are able to see them. You are allowed to walk the area according to nice laid out trails at your own pace. This is a nature park and you will see a large amount of "nature". Well worth the trip especially if you have children.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I attended a blacksmith competition at the the park with a friend and neither one of us had ever visited the Nature Park even though we live in Albuquerque, so perfect opportunity on a warm breezy late October Sunday, the 26th. I will be returning and want to try the chuck wagon supper in the summer. My friend and I... More 

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Mountainair, New Mexico, United States
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71 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Cross another one off my bucket list. Have wanted to go to the park and the chuck wagon BBQ for a couple of years now. Unfortunately, it was too hot to see any of the animals as they were smarter than me and were hiding in the shade. This is a good thing the owners are doing. The Raptor show... More 

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Chatham, Illinois
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267 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Really neat way to see animals native to New Mexico. We arrived right after opening and were the only people in the park for the first hour.

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Address: 87 North Frontage Road, Edgewood, NM
Phone Number: 505-281-7655
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Edgewood

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