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Albuquerque Biological Park

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Neighbourhood: West Old Town
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Address: 2601 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1615
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09:00 - 17:00
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Park complex offering three main sections the whole family can enjoy:...

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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We stopped when we found we had extra time to get to the airport and we're sorry we didn't have more and our cameras with us. Amazing collection of plants and beautiful layouts. A... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stopped when we found we had extra time to get to the airport and we're sorry we didn't have more and our cameras with us. Amazing collection of plants and beautiful layouts. A must see!

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conyers, United States
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The gardens were nice. There was a nice trail around the grounds, and what looked like a lovely central park. We didn't go there because several school classes of youngsters were on a field trip and occupied the area. The pond was pretty. I got eaten alive by something (chiggers?) the one time we sat on a bench in the... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We took friends here from out of town yesterday! Enjoyed the park. Miss the butterfly pavilion, down to renovate!! Butterflies were my favorite part.

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El Paso, Texas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had so much fun with my family/ I had my 3yr old son and 17 yrs god daughter and husband and we all had and amazing time// something for everyone

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a setting that one can return to time and again. It is different every time, depending on what's in bloom. There are many different garden types and each one is nicely maintained. The walking surface is paved in some places and packed dirt in others, so good for folks with physical limitations. A large grassy area underneath large... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There really is something for everyone at these beautiful facilities. The animals are clearly well cared for and given environments that match their needs. The aquarium is so very well done, with great variety and opportunity to really observe. The botanic gardens are just lovely, again with variety and beautiful placement. Beyond all that are events including music, cultural and... More 

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Mesilla, New Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All year round this place never disappoints! Absolutely Amazing. I love the Japanese gardens, definitely a great Zen feeling. A lot of time and effort goes into this place and it shows. Several interactive things for the kids to do as well so they do not get bored that easy. Very well planned out!

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Albuquerque
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ABQ Biopark is one of the best places to hang out in Albuquerque. The many micro-climates are beautiful. A great place for photographers and families. Please don't pick the flowers or run over the butterflies in the butterfly pavilion.

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Columbia, Missouri
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The zoo had lots of children from schools, probably field trips. The animal actually came out of their hiding place to be seen. But I think the children scared them from all of the screaming they were doing. I felt sorry for the teachers, but looks like the kids were having fun. The zoo wasn't crowded yet. I'd advice you... More 

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Waretown, New Jersey
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited all three parks in the group. I would rate the zoo number 1 and fairly good, the gardens number 2 and average, and the aquarium number 3 and below average.

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