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Spring River Park and Zoo

Address: 1306 E. College Blvd., Roswell, NM 88203
Phone Number: 505-624-6760
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Ranked #3 of 7 Activities in Roswell
Certificate of Excellence 2014

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

I have read other reviews, so I was not too shocked, but some animal CAGES were just too sad. I'd rather pay a small fee if that means that the animals have better living conditions. However there are some peacocks, chickens and roosters that just roam freely. I also liked that most displays included animals names and their adopted "parents".... More 

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Hilliard, Ohio, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Love this place. It costs nothing to go there. In the summer they have a concession stand, carousel, and train. Costs are not high. They have a pond that kids 12 and under can fish in for free. You can take food to feed the ducks too.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Little known and out of the way, but a short drive from NMMI. Worth the visit, hope they get the train running again. Good to see the memorial for the German POWs who worked on it as well.

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81 reviews 81 reviews
28 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The animals all looked well fed and happy.Some a little too well fed.There are peacocks,chickens,ducks and geese out and about.The lake was nice and had tons of different waterfowl.They had families fishing in the lake and having a good time.Unfortunately the Train and carousel are closed til spring.Great area to spend the day.They had picnic area with grills.Parking was convenient... More 

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albuquerque
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We heard about this zoo last year on our way down to Carlsbad, but could not find it. We left early from Albuquerque to make certain we had time to find it this year. There are NOT good signs to tell you about where it is( there is 1 small sign, faded and can only be seen going in 1... More 

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Deming, New Mexico
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86 reviews 86 reviews
12 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I did read previous reviews and kind of knew what to expect. But, I had no idea how sad it would make me feel. The animals are in very very small enclosures. They are extremely listless even on a cool fall day! And, they are all so over weight it is sickening! The black bear enclosure had two bears-one was... More 

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Roseville, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Cute, small and free. I would have been willing to pay a modest fee. Sorry to any ranchers (as I know in the wild they can be a nuisance), but my girls were captivated with the prairie dogs!! There were a few other visitors at the time we visited, but in no way too crowded. The kids took their time... More 

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

My teen and I liked this outdoor zoo situated by the river. It is small but you get close to the animals. It'ss free but it could use a fee to help care for these creatures.

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Mariposa, California
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116 reviews 116 reviews
37 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

With many trees, grass, river, golf course, pool, lily pond and more, this oasis in the desert is a good place to just relax.

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Kansas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This is a small zoo with a playground and a train and carousel. The train and carousel aren't open very often when we visit. The animals are limited except for the prairie dogs which are abundant. Stay on the paved paths so you won't trip on their holes. We have family in Roswell and have taken 3 generations of kids... More 

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