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Rio Grande Zoo

903 Tenth St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
+1 505-764-6200
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Ranked #10 of 86 Attractions in Albuquerque
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Very nice multiple exhibits closed during the week. If you love zoos and are local get the pass which allows entry to the aquarium and botanical gardens

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Tierna R, Public Relations Manager at Rio Grande Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our facility. We are also delighted to know that you enjoyed yourself so much. We hope to have you back very soon! Have a great day! More 

Joplin, Missouri
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101 reviews 101 reviews
25 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

maybe the best zoo in the SW USA! Outstanding natural environments for many animals. A don't miss while visiting ABQ!

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Tierna R, Public Relations Manager at Rio Grande Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our facility. We are also delighted to know that you enjoyed yourself so much. We hope to have you back very soon! Have a great day! More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We joined in October and really enjoyed the beautiful gardens and animals. The simian were especially amusing at afternoon feeding time. Unfortunately their table manners left a little to be desired:)

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Tierna R, Public Relations Manager at Rio Grande Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our facility. We are also delighted to know that you enjoyed yourself so much. We hope to have you back very soon! Have a great day! More 

Lubbock, Texas
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66 reviews 66 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Small Zoo if compared to the San Diego Zoo but the family enjoyed it for a couple of hours. We would go again. Parking was convenient which is a nice plus. Price was reasonable as well.

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Tierna R, Public Relations Manager at Rio Grande Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our facility. We are also delighted to know that you enjoyed yourself so much. We hope to have you back very soon! Have a great day! More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This is the best zoo I have ever been to. Over Dallas, over san Antonio, and over Denver. Here's y: This zoo has all the animals you want to see, only u don't have to walk miles to see it all. It's never packed. The animals are sooo interactive. The day we went we saw the alpha ape claiming his... More 

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Tierna R, Public Relations Manager at Rio Grande Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our facility. We are also delighted to know that you enjoyed yourself so much. We hope to have you back very soon! Have a great day! More 

Albuquerque
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

One of the best kept secrets in Albuquerque during the summer months is the Zoo concerts that happen every Friday night. Tickets are affordable and you can see all the animals and listen to some great bands on beautiful summer evenings. Food and beverages (even adult beverages) are available or you can bring your own picnic. Bring chairs and and/or... More 

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Tierna R, Public Relations Manager at Rio Grande Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to visit the ABQ BioPark Zoo. We are so thankful not only for your check in but also for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your time and hope to see you back sometime very soon. Thank you. More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Abq zoo is truly amazing! It is one of the few zoos in the US that has Tasmanian Devils! The zoo is easy to navigate, very family friendly and has some of the best animal habitat I've seen. They also hold a summer concert season that is always a great time.

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Tierna R, Public Relations Manager at Rio Grande Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to visit the ABQ BioPark Zoo. We are so thankful not only for your check in but also for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your time and hope to see you back sometime very soon. Thank you. More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I've been to a good number of zoos in my life, and some big ones (San Diego, San Francisco, etc.) but this is by far one of my favorites. It is the perfect size to be able to see everything in one day while still allowing you time to hang out with your favorite animals if you choose. If you... More 

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Tierna R, Public Relations Manager at Rio Grande Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to visit the ABQ BioPark Zoo. We are so thankful not only for your check in but also for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your time and hope to see you back sometime very soon. Thank you. More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We love our Zoo in ABQ! Great place to visit with kids and family members. Their Summer Concerts are wonderful and enjoyable for the entire family, don't miss out!

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Tierna R, Public Relations Manager at Rio Grande Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to visit the ABQ BioPark Zoo. We are so thankful not only for your check in but also for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your time and hope to see you back sometime very soon. Thank you. More 

Leesburg, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a great zoo that is just the right size - you can see it all in half a day or less. Animals are well taken care of. Docents often have a llama, hawk or other critter out for view. If you're local and have children, getting a season pass is well worth it! Zoo includes a great play... More 

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Tierna R, Public Relations Manager at Rio Grande Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to visit the ABQ BioPark Zoo. We are so thankful not only for your check in but also for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your time and hope to see you back sometime very soon. Thank you. More 

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