ABQ BioPark Zoo

Zoo and General Entertainment
903 10th St SW (Lead), Albuquerque, NM 87102, United States
Open until 5:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
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The ABQ BioPark Zoo is located next to the Rio Grande in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Founded in 1927, the 64-acre facility offers guests close encounters with exotic and native animals. The other BioPark facilities include the Aquarium, Botanic Garden and Tingley Beach.


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    Estevan T.
    "live tunes on a summer evening!"(3 Tips)
    Kevin F.
    "Great polar bear exhibit."(5 Tips)
    Michael S.
    "Great exhibits too."(5 Tips)
    Michelle M.
    "Flamingos the first attraction as you walk in the gates, beautiful!"(2 Tips)
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  • Estevan T.

    When they have their concerts here it is an awesome time to hit the zoo then catch some live tunes on a summer evening!

    Estevan Tafoya · 2 weeks ago
  • Elizabeth

    Baby Hippo is adorable! Lots of construction and continued to hit dead ends, but we had a lovely time. We were able to dick in and out of indoor exhibits between rain storms.

    Elizabeth · April 25
  • Mercedes T.

    Saw the baby hippo born this morning!

    Mercedes Touchine · April 14
  • Joseph L.


    Joseph L · April 11
  • Kate A.

    Great concerts and family events.

    Kate Aldrich · April 10
  • Joe P.

    Amazing selection of animals! Great price for entry. Nice pavilion and lawn for picnics. Parking lot not so great and streets leading to Zoo are confusing. Worth a stop while in Albuquerque!

    Joe Page · January 11
  • Ti

    Nice zoo. I was surprised to see polar bears!

    Ti · November 7, 2014
  • Renee G.

    $20 ticket gets you entry into this awesome zoo! ($15 if you are a NM resident!) check out the polar bear feeding around 2:00 it's awesome to see them dive into the water for food!

    Renee G · August 17, 2014
  • Kevin F.

    Great polar bear exhibit.

    Kevin F. · August 13, 2014
  • Matthew A.

    Getting a Bio Park membership is an amazing deal. Nothing like unlimited zoo (and aquarium/garden) access!

    Matthew Ayoub · August 7, 2014
  • Wayne T.

    Really cool zoo.

    Wayne Thorpe · April 21, 2014
  • Michelle M.

    Flamingos the first attraction as you walk in the gates, beautiful!

    Michelle Mills · April 9, 2014
  • Tim L.

    Beautiful Zoo It takes more time then their literature recommends to see everything

    Tim Litwiller · March 25, 2014
  • Kevin B.

    Remember to bring water and a hat because it's hot out!

    Kevin Begay · August 24, 2013
  • Deborah D.

    Don't forget to bring quarters to buy food so the kids (big & small) can feed the ducks and fish. Lots of fun!

    Deborah Dorff · August 17, 2013
  • Russell C.

    Lots of fun today.

    Russell Cowder · July 14, 2013
  • Lindsey D.

    Flamingos stink. Literally.

    Lindsey Dominguez · July 12, 2013
  • Melissa M.

    Photobooth by front entrance.

    Melissa M · April 3, 2013
  • Sarah C.

    The polar bears are fun to watch

    Sarah Call · March 7, 2013
  • Taylor S.

    See the polar bears!

    Taylor Sandy · March 2, 2013
  • Donnie E.

    A safe place to fart.

    Donnie Edwards · February 26, 2013
  • L D.

    Twinkle light parking lot ... Free park and ride. Get here early. It's insane.

    L D · December 23, 2012
  • Michael B.

    This is a nice place 2 go 2 and see the monkeys in Albuquerque.

    Michael B. · September 3, 2012
  • Marie J.

    The reptile exhibit is closed, boo!

    Marie Jiron · May 29, 2012
  • Anna P.

    A great way to spend Mothers Day!

    Anna Pell · May 14, 2012
  • Deanna F.

    One of my favorite zoos so far and I've been to over 20! Very nice. Got amazing giraffe pictures

    Deanna FLood · April 25, 2012
  • Wes B.

    Great zoo, especially for the price. Even though some animals were off exhibit or docile, it was worth the price.

    Wes Brawner · January 31, 2012
  • Jackie S.

    Zoo Boo today from 11am to 4pm. Come out and help Raise Money to feed the animals and get your picture taken with a Star Wars character or other Super hero character...

    Jackie Sandoval · October 29, 2011
  • Michael S.

    Great zoo and a fantastic open grass area to let the kids run wild. Great exhibits too. Go in the Morning to miss the crowds and heat

    Michael Smith · October 15, 2011
  • Katie C.

    Don't miss the seals and sea lions. Great display and it's a nice shady spot to get out of the heat.

    Katie Cameron · August 5, 2011
  • Nick A.

    Run in a zig-zag pattern if the crocodiles escape!

    Nick Antonio · May 15, 2011
  • Robert

    Zoo music gets crazy. Get here early for good parking or you'll have a walk.

    Robert · May 14, 2011
  • Mike R.

    It's freezing!!!!

    Mike Roberts · May 1, 2011
  • Michelle

    Go early: parking lot was pretty full at 11:30am, but crazy packed at 1:00pm, incl the neighborhood streets.

    Michelle · March 19, 2011
  • Donna S.

    Go to the zoo when the weather is nicer

    Donna Siegwart · February 1, 2010

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