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Address: 1306 E. College Blvd., Roswell, NM 88201
Phone Number: 575-624-6760
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Good place to relax and kill time

This is not the San Diego zoo, granted. But you can't beat free and the park is well taken care of, as are the animals. I used to go there to feed the ducks and geese and of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Roswell, New Mexico
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is not the San Diego zoo, granted. But you can't beat free and the park is well taken care of, as are the animals. I used to go there to feed the ducks and geese and of course to ride the train and carousel. Its a great place to make memories. And a tad bit of trivia, it used... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

I am so disappointed I think this place should be closed for good and for the sake of the animals because they don't even have a cage big enough for them and they don't even have clean water.

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Roswell, New Mexico
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The Spring River park is delightful and the zoo is, I believe, the only free zoo in New Mexico. The animals appear to be well cared for and housed. It's a great place to take the kids. There is playground equipment, the ducks, the zoo and a train ride. It's a lovely spot for us old folks to have a... More 

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Rolla, Missouri
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87 reviews 87 reviews
40 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I was pretty disappointed with this zoo. It is free, but I felt a lot of the animals were sick or injured. I think there is a lack of funding. There is a few great animals to see, but overall I left just feeling sad. I don't want this to discourage anyone because after all it is free, but just... More 

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albuquerque
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125 reviews 125 reviews
66 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
9 helpful votes 9 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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84 reviews 84 reviews
28 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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99 reviews 99 reviews
18 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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