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Zoo - ABQ BioPark

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  • 903 10th St. S.W.
    Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Type: Zoos & Nature Centers
  • Phone: (505) 768-2000
  • Alt: (505) 764-6200
  • Fax: (505) 764-6281
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Explore the diversity of animal life in naturalistic habitats. Founded in 1927, the 64-acre ABQ BioPark Zoo offers guests close encounters with exotic and native animals.

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  • Credit Cards: Accepted
  • Motorcoach/RV Parking: Yes
  • Wheelchair Accessible: Full

  • April 29, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $75 per person, pre-registration is required.

This version of the elephant tour offers a more family-friendly experience! It includes the best features of our regular tour but with special hands-on activities for the kids. The tour will begin at ...

  • July 29, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $75 per person, pre-registration is required.

This version of the elephant tour offers a more family-friendly experience! It includes the best features of our regular tour but with special hands-on activities for the kids. The tour will begin at ...

  • September 30, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $75 per person, pre-registration is required.

This version of the elephant tour offers a more family-friendly experience! It includes the best features of our regular tour but with special hands-on activities for the kids. The tour will begin at ...

  • July 22, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $90 per person, pre-registration required

While the apes remain on exhibit, take a rare visit into the night quarters of the gorillas and orangutans. Meet the keepers and find out how they care for the apes, including diets, enrichment and tr...

  • August 26, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $90 per person, pre-registration required

While the apes remain on exhibit, take a rare visit into the night quarters of the gorillas and orangutans. Meet the keepers and find out how they care for the apes, including diets, enrichment and tr...

  • June 24, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $90 per person, pre-registration required

While the apes remain on exhibit, take a rare visit into the night quarters of the gorillas and orangutans. Meet the keepers and find out how they care for the apes, including diets, enrichment and tr...

  • September 23, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $75 per person, pre-registration is required.

While the apes remain on exhibit, take a rare visit into the night quarters of the gorillas and orangutans. Meet the keepers and find out how they care for the apes, including diets, enrichment and tr...

  • May 13, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $75 per person, pre-registration is required.

Come face to face with some of the BioPark’s most curious and endearing animals on a keeper-guided adventure. Your tour begins in the land down under to learn more about Australian marsupials. E...

  • September 9, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $75 per person, pre-registration is required.

Come face to face with some of the BioPark’s most curious and endearing animals on a keeper-guided adventure. Your tour begins in the land down under to learn more about Australian marsupials. E...

  • October 14, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $75 per person, pre-registration is required.

Come face to face with some of the BioPark’s most curious and endearing animals on a keeper-guided adventure. Your tour begins in the land down under to learn more about Australian marsupials. E...

  • May 20, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $75 per person, pre-registration is required.

Come face to face with some of the BioPark’s biggest animals on a keeper-guided adventure. Explore the Bull Barn and discover just what it takes to house a 12,000-pound animal. Keepers will expl...

  • June 17, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $75 per person, pre-registration is required.

Come face to face with some of the BioPark’s biggest animals on a keeper-guided adventure. Explore the Bull Barn and discover just what it takes to house a 12,000-pound animal. Keepers will expl...

  • July 15, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $75 per person, pre-registration is required.

Come face to face with some of the BioPark’s biggest animals on a keeper-guided adventure. Explore the Bull Barn and discover just what it takes to house a 12,000-pound animal. Keepers will expl...

  • August 19, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $75 per person, pre-registration is required.

Come face to face with some of the BioPark’s biggest animals on a keeper-guided adventure. Explore the Bull Barn and discover just what it takes to house a 12,000-pound animal. Keepers will expl...

  • September 16, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $75 per person, pre-registration is required.

Come face to face with some of the BioPark’s biggest animals on a keeper-guided adventure. Explore the Bull Barn and discover just what it takes to house a 12,000-pound animal. Keepers will expl...

  • October 21, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $75 per person, pre-registration is required.

Come face to face with some of the BioPark’s biggest animals on a keeper-guided adventure. Explore the Bull Barn and discover just what it takes to house a 12,000-pound animal. Keepers will expl...

  • May 20, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $75 per person, pre-registration required

Come face to face with some of the BioPark's most curious and endearing animals on a keeper-guided adventure. Explore in and around the Hippo Barn where you will have the opportunity to feed the hippo...

  • June 24, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $75 per person, pre-registration required

Come face to face with some of the BioPark's most curious and endearing animals on a keeper-guided adventure. Explore in and around the Hippo Barn where you will have the opportunity to feed the hippo...

  • July 22, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $75 per person, pre-registration required

Come face to face with some of the BioPark's most curious and endearing animals on a keeper-guided adventure. Explore in and around the Hippo Barn where you will have the opportunity to feed the hippo...

  • August 26, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $75 per person, pre-registration required

Come face to face with some of the BioPark's most curious and endearing animals on a keeper-guided adventure. Explore in and around the Hippo Barn where you will have the opportunity to feed the hippo...

  • September 23, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $75 per person, pre-registration required

Come face to face with some of the BioPark's most curious and endearing animals on a keeper-guided adventure. Explore in and around the Hippo Barn where you will have the opportunity to feed the hippo...

  • October 21, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $75 per person, pre-registration required

Come face to face with some of the BioPark's most curious and endearing animals on a keeper-guided adventure. Explore in and around the Hippo Barn where you will have the opportunity to feed the hippo...

  • May 13, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $75 per person, pre-registration is required.

Come face to face with some of the BioPark’s “striking beauties” on a keeper-guided adventure. Enjoy a backstage experience to view deadly—and not so deadly—reptiles up c...

  • June 10, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $75 per person, pre-registration is required.

Come face to face with some of the BioPark’s “striking beauties” on a keeper-guided adventure. Enjoy a backstage experience to view deadly—and not so deadly—reptiles up c...

  • July 8, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $75 per person, pre-registration is required.

Come face to face with some of the BioPark’s “striking beauties” on a keeper-guided adventure. Enjoy a backstage experience to view deadly—and not so deadly—reptiles up c...

  • August 12, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $75 per person, pre-registration is required.

Come face to face with some of the BioPark’s “striking beauties” on a keeper-guided adventure. Enjoy a backstage experience to view deadly—and not so deadly—reptiles up c...

  • September 9, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $75 per person, pre-registration is required.

Come face to face with some of the BioPark’s “striking beauties” on a keeper-guided adventure. Enjoy a backstage experience to view deadly—and not so deadly—reptiles up c...

  • October 14, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $75 per person, pre-registration is required.

Come face to face with some of the BioPark’s “striking beauties” on a keeper-guided adventure. Enjoy a backstage experience to view deadly—and not so deadly—reptiles up c...

  • May 6, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $75 per person, pre-registration is required.

Come face to face with some of the BioPark’s most curious and endearing animals on a keeper-guided adventure. Your tour begins in Africa for an up-close encounter with rhinos, one of the most en...

  • June 3, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $90 per person, pre-registration required

Come face to face with some of the BioPark’s most curious and endearing animals on a keeper-guided adventure. Your tour begins in Africa for an up-close encounter with rhinos, one of the most en...

  • August 19, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $90 per person, pre-registration required

Come face to face with some of the BioPark’s most curious and endearing animals on a keeper-guided adventure. Your tour begins in Africa for an up-close encounter with rhinos, one of the most en...

  • September 16, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $75 per person, pre-registration is required.

Come face to face with some of the BioPark’s most curious and endearing animals on a keeper-guided adventure. Your tour begins in Africa for an up-close encounter with rhinos, one of the most en...

  • October 7, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $75 per person, pre-registration is required.

Come face to face with some of the BioPark’s most curious and endearing animals on a keeper-guided adventure. Your tour begins in Africa for an up-close encounter with rhinos, one of the most en...

  • July 1, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $90 per person, pre-registration required

Come face to face with some of the BioPark’s most curious and endearing animals on a keeper-guided adventure. Your tour begins in Africa for an up-close encounter with rhinos, one of the most en...

  • May 5, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: Included with regular admission: $4-$12.50

Children's Day, founded as a national holiday in the United States in 1948, has been celebrated in Japan since ancient times. It is a day for families to celebrate the healthy growth and happiness of ...

  • May 14, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: Included with admission: $4-$12.50

The New Mexico Philharmonic will perform a special Mother's Day concert at the ABQ BioPark Zoo. There will be lawn seating, guests are welcome to bring blankets or chairs and picnics. Food and drinks ...

  • May 7, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $12-$45

Come run, walk or stroll in the 30th Annual Run For the Zoo, a day of fun and fitness and the largest running event in the state of New Mexico. The run has events for all ages and fitness levels inclu...

  • April 29, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: Included with regular admission: $4-$12.50

Enjoy discovery stations focusing on conservation, craft making and enrichment making (chimps will not have enrichment making). The enrichment that is tossed will be paper bags/toilet paper tubes that...

  • June 13, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $10-$15

Experience the sights and sounds of the Zoo at twilight! After dinner at home, observe interesting animal behavior while taking a tour of the Zoo in a small group led by your personal guide. (Please n...

  • July 25, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $10-$15

Experience the sights and sounds of the Zoo at twilight! After dinner at home, observe interesting animal behavior while taking a tour of the Zoo in a small group led by your personal guide. (Please n...

  • August 29, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $10-$15

Experience the sights and sounds of the Zoo at twilight! After dinner at home, observe interesting animal behavior while taking a tour of the Zoo in a small group led by your personal guide. (Please n...

  • June 21, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: Included with regular admission, $4-$12.50

Celebrate World Giraffe Day at the BioPark. Education volunteers will have discovery stations with hands-on learning opportunities. Bring your questions, and get to know more about the BioPark's giraf...

  • June 18, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: Included with regular admission, $4-$12.50

Bring dad to listen to celebrate Father's Day at the Zoo! We'll have discovery stations about animal dads around the zoo.

  • May 14, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: Included with regular admission: $4-$12.50

Celebrate Mother's Day with the animal moms at the Zoo. Visit discovery stations to learn how other species raise and nurture their offspring. As we celebrate the moms in our lives, we're also supp...

  • June 9, 2017 - August 4, 2017
  • Recurrence: Every Friday
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: $3-$10

Zoo Music showcases regional, national and international talent playing a variety of music, including country Latin rock, Afro-Cuban, Celtic, bluegrass, Cajun and pop-rock. Animal exhibits are open ...