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Keep the Kids Entertained at These Albuquerque Nature Parks

Now that summer is underway, you’re probably wondering how to keep the kids busy in Albuquerque. But don’t worry, there’s plenty of fun to be had and things to learn for our young ones (and older ones). You’ll learn about our natural wonders from Albuquerque and around the world at these nature attractions.

ABQ BioPark

A unique environmental museum comprising four facilities: an aquarium, a botanic garden, a zoo and fishing lakes at Tingley Beach. Together these all foster environmental awareness, education and stewardship.

BioPark Zoo

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.

Tingley Beach

Located south of Central Ave on Tingley Drive,Tingley Beach is open from sunrise to sunset every day of the year. Currently, the south Catch & Release Lake, the Central Lake & the Children’s Pond are stocked & may be fished. The children’s pond may be fished only by children ages 12 & younger. A NM fishing license is required for ages 12 & older.

Wildlife West Nature Park

87 N. Frontage Rd., Edgewood, NM 87015

Wildlife West Nature Park is a 122-acre wildlife refuge & an enhanced rescued wildlife zoo featuring over 20 species of native New Mexican animals. Our zoo features cougars, wolves, bear, elk, deer, javelina, fox, raptors & more. Overnight adventures available by appointment.

Rio Grande Nature Center State Park

2901 Candelaria Rd. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87107

Located on the central Rio Grande flyway, Rio Grande Nature Center State Park offers excellent bird watching throughout the year. Visitors can observe about 250 species of birds including roadrunners and wood ducks. A trail system along the river, demonstration gardens and indoor and outdoor wildlife viewing areas add to this valuable public resource.


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