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Albuquerque Biological Park

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Open Now: 09:00 - 17:00
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Great time.

The bio park is fun for all ages. We had a great time brought guests from out of town, they really... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Petra B
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3 parks in one

I parked at the Aquarium/garden, saw the aquarium, took the train to the zoo, then returned too see... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Carolyn J
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Shreveport, Louisiana
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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
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+1 505-764-6200
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 October 2011

Rio Grande Botanic Garden and The Albuquerque Aquarium what a Fun, Beautiful, Amazing place for Family Friends.Located near the bosque off the Rio Grande River, it's just a short ways from the Albuquerque Zoo and Old Town. The Biopark has 2 glass-enclosed conservatories that house...More

6  Thank MaryMacTree
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 10 March 2015

One of the least interesting Botanic parks we ever visited. Even the few animals there seemed sad. Maybe March is not good time to go. Many exhibits were even closed. Please refund my fee!

4  Thank Frank N
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The bio park is fun for all ages. We had a great time brought guests from out of town, they really enjoyed the park .

Thank Petra B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I parked at the Aquarium/garden, saw the aquarium, took the train to the zoo, then returned too see the garden. Small aquarium but it packs a lot in and there is a really large tank with multiple sharks, rays and huge fish. The zoo has...More

Thank Carolyn J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The whole place is incredible. I was very impressed. The zoo itself is much bigger than I anticipated and has all kinds of exotic animals. My daughters loved the ape area where we watched a baby monkey play in the water. The feeding of the...More

Thank Rachel_Littleton_CO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The bio park includes the zoo, aquarium, and botanic gardens. Tip: if you are doing all of the locations, take the train in the park to the aquarium and botanic gardens first, then come back and walk around the zoo. The last train in the...More

Thank Cind53
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo has all the usual animals and there was a lot of construction going on when we were there so many of the animals weren't in their cages. The gardens had some nice features but look like it was not being kept up with....More

Thank Lou S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can basically see every exhibit in the aquarium and botanical garden in 2 hours if you keep pace. It's all nice, but keep it in perspective. Would not make the trip just for this. But worth seeing if you want to see a nice...More

Thank redmondrovers
Reviewed 3 October 2018

If you are one of the lucky visitors that get to see Karen play with her ball will be in for something that very few people have ever seen! I grew up in Albuquerque and always thought our Zoo was one of the nicest I've...More

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Wow. It was good. Great food... We want to go back. About a 5 hour drive... It was clean and nice. People who don't make there kids mind no so much... Thank you for the fun.. hope to be back in the spring. Thank you....More

Thank BAM09075
Reviewed 14 September 2018

The last few times that we have visited the Zoo, there have hardly been any animals out. The polar bear wasn't out and when we went to see the elephants, we were told to stand on a viewing deck far back where we could hardly...More

2  Thank Jeri N
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

HAD A BLAST FAMILY LOVED IT n wanted to go again the next day but we will be back soon to take them back

Thank Smiley J
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SLC_SD
13 June 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
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MAMAvarela1212
10 September 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.
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suraksha
3 September 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.
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