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“Nice-sized zoo...V-Day event could be improved.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Rio Grande Zoo

Rio Grande Zoo
903 Tenth St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
505 764 6200
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Ranked #11 of 122 attractions in Albuquerque
Type: Zoos
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Nice-sized zoo...V-Day event could be improved.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

This is a fun day for a family or a date. Lots of animals, easily accessible. We always have fun going here, and we are very picky about the conditions of animals living in captivity. They had a Valentine's Day event that was adult themed- all about animals mating. We were super excited about it, but turned out to be a dissapointment. The "guide" was just reading information off a packet and we really didn't learn anything interesting or that we didn't know. It is a fun idea though, if they just executed it better.

Visited February 2012
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Nice clean zoo where animals are treated humanely”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

The animals are treated humanely, and well cared for. The setting is relaxing and gives a taste of New Mexico.

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Albuquerque, NM
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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“Not like any others!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

The Rio Grande Zoo really love their animals & provide a great setting for them. Don't miss the feeding of the seals!

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south of Tucson, AZ
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“very nice place to visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

Although the Zoo was under construction while we visited, it was a great place to see. Well worth the drive, even if a little hard to locate. Very much enjoyed seeing all the animals, and the habitats are very nicely done.

Visited July 2011
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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“We Love This Zoo!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

We've lived here locally for 29 years now and never tire of our lovely zoo. Although it's still enjoyable on our nicer Winter days, Spring, Summer & Fall are the best times to enjoy it. The tall, mature trees keep much of the zoo comfortably shady even on the hottest days. We love to stroll throughout the grounds and along the small lake, enjoying the animals, the beauty of the zoo grounds and the peacefulness of it all. Granted, there are days when there are a lot of kids there, but it's such a happy , welcoming place that we always have a good time there. The gift shops are stocked with many very nice items for kids of all ages. The zoo restaurant has a large indoor dining room that's heated nicely during the colder months and air conditioned during the hotter months.There's a lovely, extensive, partially shaded outdoor eating area that's kept very clean. The food is good for a place like this and reasonably priced.

Visited January 2012
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