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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

  • October 28, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: Included with regular admission. Up to four children in costume get in free with each paying adult.

Join us for our 29th annual trick-or-treat alternative at the ABQ BioPark Zoo! Play games, visit Haunted Habitats, and enjoy a costume parade and costume judging. Taste sweet treats from the many spon...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 celebrate Father's Day at the Zoo! This year's Father's Day concert will have a country/western theme and feature three musical artists: Max Gomez, Farewell Angelina and Frankie Ballard. ...

  • June 9, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: Adults $10, Seniors $5, Children (3-12) $3, Children 2 and younger free.

Saxophonist, singer, and composer Grace Kelly plays with the heart and passion of an old soul yet with the genre-bending zest and energy of a 24-year-old. Having been a regular on The Late Show with S...

  • June 30, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: Adults $10, Seniors $5, Children (3-12) $3, Children 2 and younger free.

Kathy Mattea was one of the most respected female country stars of her era, a commercially successful hitmaker who was able to bring elements of folk, bluegrass, gospel, and singer/songwriter intimacy...

  • August 4, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: Adults $10, Seniors $5, Children (3-12) $3, Children 2 and younger free.

From their beginnings in mid-60s Ohio as a group of friends playing cover tunes to the present-day unit featuring founding member/pedal-steel innovator John David Call, veteran bassist Mike Reilly, pr...

  • July 21, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: Adults $10, Seniors $5, Children (3-12) $3, Children 2 and younger free.

Ryan McGarvey is a star on the rise. In just the past few years his accolades have included being selected by Eric Clapton from over 4,000+ artists worldwide to perform at his 2010 Crossroads Guitar F...

  • June 23, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: Adults $10, Seniors $5, Children (3-12) $3, Children 2 and younger free.

Shinyribs is the continuation of Kevin Russell's musical journey that began in Beaumont, Texas. A Shinyribs show is an exaltation of spirit. It's a hip shaking, belly laughing, soul-singing, song-slin...

  • June 16, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: Adults $10, Seniors $5, Children (3-12) $3, Children 2 and younger free.

The Elders were founded in 1998 by six gentlemen with a passion for music rooted in Americana and Celtic folk rock. From the beginning, The Elders seemed to be channeling something ancient and endurin...

  • July 28, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: Adults $10, Seniors $5, Children (3-12) $3, Children 2 and younger free.

The SteelDrivers' brand of bluegrass - intense, dark, poetic, and inescapably human - is a refreshing reminder of the timeless power of stringband music, and is captured perfectly on The SteelDrivers....

  • July 14, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: Adults $10, Seniors $5, Children (3-12) $3, Children 2 and younger free.

With a reputation for spectacular live performances, the genesis of multi-platinum artist The Verve Pipe can be traced back to the early 90s when the principal members of two rival Michigan bands join...

  • July 7, 2017
  • Location: Zoo - ABQ BioPark
  • 903 10th St. S.W., Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-768-2000
  • Admission: Adults $10, Seniors $5, Children (3-12) $3, Children 2 and younger free.

The Wailers Band put reggae on the map. More so than any other set of musicians on the planet, The Wailers Band brought reggae to the attention of the world outside of Jamaica. Through the concerted m...

  • 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 ...