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Albuquerque Biological Park

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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The Albuquerque biological park is wonderful. It incorporates a zoo, a small aquarium and a... read more

Reviewed January 18, 2019
Gilbert, Arizona
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The Bio Park has 3 sections: Aquarium, Botanic Gardens & the Zoo. I love all three but, especially... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
Elaine S
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Park complex offering three main sections the whole family can enjoy: Albuquerque Aquarium, Rio Grande Botanic Garden and Rio Grande Zoo.
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2601 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1615
West Old Town
+1 505-764-6200
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

Nice zoo except there were numerous exhibits that were empty or missing their animals. Maybe it was the time of the year but it was disappointing that so many exhibits were empty.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Stuart K
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

I have only gone once but it was beautiful we strolled thru here before going to aquarium. It was around a year ago it is a serene place not really for kids.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

The Albuquerque biological park is wonderful. It incorporates a zoo, a small aquarium and a beautiful botanical garden. Definitely great for a family or couples visit. We had a blast exploring this beautiful place!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank erickaharris1222
Reviewed January 15, 2019

The Bio Park has 3 sections: Aquarium, Botanic Gardens & the Zoo. I love all three but, especially, strolling the gardens. The Aquarium, last time I was there, had some exhibits in need of some TLC. The Zoo is always nice as are the gardens.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Elaine S
Reviewed January 8, 2019

Great place to let the kids run and see the animal. The combo ticket is worth it. You can ride the train to the aquarium from the Bio Park.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank clkitchen
Reviewed January 6, 2019

went before christmas to see river of lights, so much to see and awesome displays of lights in every form... got the early admission to the park, hour early for 400 people and well wprth the money... avaoided the long lie as this is really...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

The BioPark River of Lights was super fantastic. Makes you feel like you are a kid again. The lights were magical. Go during the week the crowds would be huge on weekends. As for the rest of the year. This BioPark is beautiful with local...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed December 12, 2018

The BioPark is a fantastic place to take visitors or have a family walk and picnic. It is an Enchanting Oasis. Clean and maintained BioPark. One of my favorite parts of the park is the Japanese Garden, a beautiful and peaceful retreat. There is a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mwholli
Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

The River of Lights, from late November through December, is wonderful for all ages. It is almost always cold, so dress warmly, but hot chocolate (served for adults with a choice of “adult-beverage” add-in options) helps. Go early for parking. Weekends have the most to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HMac_2013
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

We had such a wonderful time at the Albuquerque biological Park. The amazing lights were lit and the ducks were hungry for popcorn and the sites were perfect for our grandkids. They enjoyed every minute of their visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rejina c
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June 12, 2018|
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Response from Palaeontology | Reviewed this property |
The Aquarium will need at least an hour and the Zoo at least 2+ hours. The Biological Park will need 2+ hours. Enjoy
September 10, 2016|
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Response from 44dave56 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on whether a NM resident or not. $9 for a single attraction for adults $12.50 if not a NM resident for a single attraction.
September 3, 2015|
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Response from celinap | Reviewed this property |
There is not a hotel at the botanical gardens. So, not sure what hotel you're talking about, but Albuquerque does have a pretty good bus system.