Zoos in Las Cruces

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Alameda Zoo
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(62 Miles)
Alamogordo
The Alameda Park Zoo provides an aesthetically pleasing naturalistic environment, which promotes education in the environmental fields of study, conservation of local and global environments, recreation, and biological research. The intended concept...
Roswell
- is the only Free Zoo In New Mexico.It features over a hundred animals both native and exotic in naturalistic settings. It also has a youth fishing lake open year round but stocked in summer; antique carousel and miniature train ride provide fun for...
Rio Grande Zoo
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(191 Miles)
Albuquerque
Founded in 1927, the 64-acre Rio Grande Zoo offers visitors close encounters with more than 250 species of exotic and native animals. Popular species include seals and sea lions, chimpanzees, gorillas, orangutans, elephants, polar bears, giraffes, hi...
Albuquerque
The Albuquerque Aquarium takes visitors on a journey down the Rio Grande from Albuquerque to its mouth in the Gulf of Mexico. Fresh water riverine, estuarine, surf zone, shallow waters, coral reefs, open ocean and deep ocean species are represented a...
Albuquerque
The Rattlesnake Museum is an exciting and educational experience for the entire family. This animal conservation museum reveals the hundreds of ways that rattlesnakes and other "less desirable" animals have influenced our lives. Examples are given th...
Edgewood
Wildlife West Nature Park, a wildlife preserve and "enhanced zoo," is located just 20 minutes from Albuquerque, New Mexico in nearby Edgewood. Conveniently located near Interstate 40, Wildlife West Nature Park provides a very special look into the an...
Reid Park Zoo
(243 Miles)
Tucson
Come visit the Tucson zoo, and have a wild time. Meet the more than 400 animalsrhinos, elephants, anteaters, polar bears, lions, and many more! Adventure in our African, Asian, and South American regions. Explore the Flight Connection, our full-fl...
Gatorama
(249 Miles)
Palmdale
One of Gatorama's main attractions for visitors and professional photographers is the natural Florida scenery in which these prehistoric beasts sunbathe in the warm tropical climate. Giant oak trees and palm trees cover the fifteen acre attraction. V...
Picacho
Stop in and feed the critters for an unforgettable experience. Something for everyone - ostrich, deer, miniature Sicilian donkeys, Boer goats, and rainbow lorikeets to feed plus the Monster Truck Tours!
Scottsdale
Rescues, rehabilitates, and releases injured, displaced, and orphaned wildlife such as black bears, mountain lions, and Mexican gray wolves. Tours must be pre booked.
Sea Life Arizona
(311 Miles)
Tempe
A quiz trail guides you through a huge assortment of aquatic life, including the 360 degree ocean tunnel, and 5,000 creatures spread over 30 displays including touch tanks.
Phoenix Zoo
(311 Miles)
Phoenix
1,200 animals on exhibit at our Zoo, including mammals, fish, invertebrates, birds, and reptiles. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Phoenix for kids
Phoenix
Over 16 water rides and cool attractions, it's adventure, relaxation, and fun for everyone in the family. Congo River Rapids is mini water world for mini water sliders. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with k...
Acreage
With limited groups of twenty and by rsvp this is a great place for families to come and see wildlife like never before. No where can you get so close to amazing and beautiful carnivores so rare and beautiful as these. Along with some education great...
Camp Verde
Experience Out Of Africa Wildlife Park Arizona's Best Wildlife Theme Park.See hundreds of animals from all over the world! Lions, Tigers, Giraffe, Rhinoceros, Black Bear, Camel, Ostrich, Cobras, Zebra, Exotic Birds, Tortoise, Wildebeest, Jaguar, Leop...
Litchfield Park
Wildlife World Zoo has Arizona's largest collection of exotic animals with over 2400 individual animals representing more than 400 exotic and endangered species. For nearly a quarter of a century, Wildlife World Zoo has endeavored to set the highe...
Amarillo Zoo
(345 Miles)
Amarillo
The beautiful 15-acre site is located in Thompson Park and features over 60 species of animals. The zoo is designed for fun and discovery and will provide a lifetime of memories. Here, you’ll do more than just look…you’ll experience the animal ...
Williams
At the Deer Farm you don't just look at the deer, you walk among them, you touch them, you let them eat right from your hand! They also have Reindeer, Axis Deer, Talking Birds, Wallabies, Coatimundi and Marmosets.
Bearizona
(372 Miles)
Williams
A North American wildlife park that allows visitors to drive into the wilderness and witness herd and pack life from the safety and comfort of a private vehicle plus walk through sections. Bearizona is an adventure!
Pueblo Zoo
(427 Miles)
Pueblo
The Pueblo Zoo is a small friendly zoo with over 300 species of animals and lots of close up encounters with the animals. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Colorado
Valentine
With educational and research facilities that span all ages; and diverse programs that offer visitors artistic and cultural experiences indicative of the countries that the animals come from.
Colorado Springs
Experience unforgettable adventures and breathtaking scenery at American's ONLY mountain zoo! Feed their renowned reticulated giraffe herd, the largest of any zoo in the world.
St George
The wonders of the planet's most impressive animals in their natural habitats spread across a solid quarter mile of indoor mountain! Other features include the world insect collection, the interactive children's room, and the movie theatre!
Garden City
The Lee Richardson Zoo is often referred to as an oasis on the plains. Occupying almost half of the 110-acre Finnup Park, the zoo is a favorite gathering spot for nearly a quarter million visitors each year. Photo The mission of the zoo is to ins...
Johnson City
A one of a kind preserve where several endangered species of animals have a chance to increase their numbers and at the same time allowing people to enjoy their beauty and company. The commitment of the Zoo is not only to maintain a healthy atmospher...
Copperas Cove
See over 50 species on the drive thru safari, then pop by the petting zoo to get even closer to the friendlier ones!
Denver
Experience the underwater dining adventure as you are seated around a 200000-gallon tank home to a wide variety of fish, sharks, stingrays & more!
Denver Zoo
(523 Miles)
Denver
the Denver Zoo is home to 4,000 animals representing over 750 species and is one of the most popular zoos in the United States. With an exciting 15-20 year master plan in place, the 21st century will see the Denver Zoo transformed into an exciting co...
Glen Rose
Come and Discover Fossil Rim; you can see animals living in their near natural environment. Located just one hour and 20 minutes from the DFW area, the ~1700 acres of open spaces lets you interact with deer, rhinos, giraffes and other wildlife. Drive...
San Antonio Zoo
(529 Miles)
San Antonio
The San Antonio Zoo is open all year round from 9 to 5 daily. It's home to over 8,500 animals representing 779 species of animals on 56 acres. Several interactive exhibits include Tiny Tots, butterflies, Lory Landing, and Africa Live! Don't forget to...
Westminister
Butterflies, both tropical and local, are their specialty! The Tropical Conservatory is home to thousands of butterflies from around the globe.
Dodge City Zoo
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(535 Miles)
Dodge City
Come to Wright Park Zoo for a relaxing, laid back day with your family and friends. The beginnings of the Dodge City Zoo are said to have been two bear cubs that were kept to entertain tourists. We now have over 45 mammals and birds on display.
Roos N More Zoo
(538 Miles)
Moapa Town
Ever wanted to pet a camel? Ever wanted to look inside a kangaroo's pouch? Ever wanted to meet a lemur or play with a monkey? With over 160 animals to meet and greet, there is something for everyone.
Austin Zoo
(540 Miles)
Austin
With more than 300 animals across more than 100 different species, Austin Zoo and Animal Sanctuary is a private, non-profit zoo rescuing animals and serving the Central Texas community. Situated in the beautiful Hill Country just outside of town, Aus...
Las Vegas
Need another reason to visit Las Vegas? Silverton casino has recently opened its new expansion, which houses several beautiful salt and fresh-water aquariums, which are free to the public.
Shark Reef Aquarium
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(547 Miles)
Las Vegas
14 exhibits allow visitors to view up-close 100 aquatic species, 15 types of sharks and a Giant Pacific Octopus.
Las Vegas
As well as the namesake Chilean Flamingos, the miniature islands, streams and waterfalls are home to swans, ducks, koi, and turtles.
Las Vegas
Experience an exotic, enchanting and wondrous outdoor world at Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat and come face to face with white lions, white tigers, panthers, leopards, and our family of Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins. AS VISITED ...
Fort Worth Zoo
(549 Miles)
Fort Worth
12 permanent exhibit areas offering a stunning array of happy wildlife, including a petting corral with creatures like corn snakes and armadillos. Plus a playbarn incase the weather turns!
Vegas
The Southern Nevada Zoological-Botanical Park - the shady 3-acre park is located just 15 minutes northwest of the Las Vegas Strip. The zoo exhibits over 150 species of plants and animals (for more information click here). As the only zoo in Las Vegas...
Las Vegas Zoo
(550 Miles)
Las Vegas
The zoo exhibits over 150 species of plants and animals. As the only zoo in Las Vegas and the only year-round zoo in Nevada, we work hard to fulfill our mission to educate and entertain the public by displaying a variety of plants and animals.
Tiger Safari
(553 Miles)
Tuttle
As the sun sets over Tiger Safari and the days adventure draws to a close, experience an animal encounter unlike any other. This unique, intimate tour begins in the Serengeti Tent where you will hold and interact with many of the baby animals while h...
Las Vegas
Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary offers a safe haven for animals of all types. Here, you can see birds of many species, including quail, ducks, ostriches, parrots; and various animals like turtles, goats, burros and llamas
Frank Buck Zoo
(564 Miles)
Gainesville
Plenty of contented animals to watch, animal exhibits, events and programs. The kids will love feeding the giraffes, you can do this daily at 10.30am so head out early!
Cameron Park Zoo
(566 Miles)
Waco
Unplug, drop the digital, and connect your kids to a real-life adventure at Waco's 52-acre Natural Habitat, featuring everything from orangutans to komodo dragons!
Wynnewood
The G.W. Exotic Animal Park is the largest in the world for big cats open to the public. Take a Walk on the Wild side and take the endangered adventure tour and play with baby tigers, lions, bears. Don't forget to bring your camper, our new lake reso...
Oklahoma City
Adventure awaits at the Oklahoma Zoo, Oklahoma’s #1 attraction and the third-ranked family-friendly zoo in the country!
Oklahoma City
Here are just a few of the domestic pigeons being bred all over the U.S.A. and the World! Beautiful and interesting aren't they?
Fort Collins
Educational and interactive farmyard experience with plenty of friendly animal contact as well as an agricultural lesson. There are also a museum, hay and pony rides and further activities on offer.
Dallas Zoo
(580 Miles)
Dallas
With 95 acres to explore, thousands of animals to visit, and a huge variety of family activities, the Dallas Zoo is enormously entertaining! Our goal is to make your visit an exciting adventure with opportunities to learn about interesting wildlife, ...

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