Zoos in Las Cruces

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Alameda Zoo
(1)
(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
(1)
(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...
Western Playland
(1)
(44 Miles)
El Paso
Family theme park with rides for everyone.
ITz
(195 Miles)
Albuquerque
Hungry for some good food and family fun? Head over to iTz where you can enjoy a delicious all-you-can-eat buffet and enjoy the latest arcade games and exciting amusement park rides!
Anthony
Wet 'N' Wild Waterworld is unique in that we have over 200 mature shade trees providing more square feet of shade per customer than any other water park in the world.
Albuquerque
The Los Padillas Aquatics Center consists of a zero depth pool with a variety of water play features including a large water slide, giant mushroom fountain and other spray features. It is handicap accessible and excellent for pool parties. This fac...
Albuquerque
A fully automated water park where all ages can get wet during the hot summer months.
Albuquerque
26 water play features including a Tipping Bucket, Three Basketball Hoops, Waterfalls, Spray Features, miles of slides, pools, rivers, and a dual FlowRider surf machine and comfortable snack-bar & lounge area.
Albuquerque
Tours of Old Town specializes in informative, interesting & entertaining outdoor walking tours which share a wide variety of interesting trivia & historical facts in the heart of the Duke City. We KNOW Old Town! We know the sights, sounds, flavors, p...
Rainbow Ryders
(198 Miles)
Albuquerque
Specializing in hot air balloon rides all year round, Rainbow Ryders is the authorized hot air balloon company for the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
ABQ Jump
(193 Miles)
Albuquerque
ABQ Jump is a place where kids of all ages can run, jump, climb and play! ABQ Jump is Albuquerque's premier, affordable, indoor, climate- controlled amusement facility which features six, giant inflatable slides, bounce houses and obstacle courses! ...
Albuquerque
Uncle Cliff's Kiddieland may have grown-up, but Cliff's Amusement Park is still the #1 place for family fun. Moms, Dads, sons, daughters, brothers, sisters, even Grandmas and Grandpas, can enjoy twists, turns, bumps, spins, and smiles all day long. Q...
Monkey Mania Adventure
(1)
(198 Miles)
Albuquerque
You can walk-in for open play, dress up in the costume room, sing karaoke songs in the one-of-a-kind Hollywood room, create arts and crafts, watch a movie in the Jungle tree media center, have fun in the jumping area. For the toddlers there is a spec...
Albuquerque
An interactive, educational open play and party center that offers unique experiences for kids up to 12, and their parents.
Las Cruces
Housed in a historic Santa Fe Depot, the Las Cruces Railroad Museum interprets the railroading history of Las Cruces and the Mesilla Valley.
Santa Teresa
The War Eagles Air Museum is dedicated to collecting, restoring and displaying historic aircraft of the World War II and the Korean Conflict eras. This unique Museum pays special tribute to military aviation and reminds us all of the significant role...
Alamogordo
Contains exhibitions ranging from Robert Goddard's early rocket experiments near Roswell to a mock-up of the International Space Station.
Roswell
The Roswell Museum and Art Center inspires discovery, creativity, and cultural understanding of the art and history of the American Southwest and beyond.
Albuquerque
Offers exhibits and programs relating to cultures of the world, with a special emphasis on the cultural heritage of the Southwest.
Albuquerque
Learn the atomic story from frightening early research through to more modern and peaceful intentions, featuring both permanent and travelling multi media exhibitions and displays.
Albuquerque
This interactive, high-tech museum features an active volcano, Ice Age cave, and dinosaurs galore; including an enormous T-rex and Seismosaurus. The Planetarium and Lockheed Martin DynaTheater are exciting detours too.
Albuquerque
The National Atomic Museum is the nation's only Congressionally chartered museum of nuclear science and history. The museum was established in 1969 as an intriguing place to learn the story of the Atomic Age, from early research of nuclear developmen...
Greer
The storied past of a famous Western writer and his artist son springs to life at Butterfly Lodge Museum. Nestled on a knoll among towering pines near a spring that trickles to the Little Colorado River we're a destination not to be overlooked! Liste...
Sandia Park
Tinkertown Museum is an amazing animated wood-carved western town and three ring circus enclosed in a compound made of 50,000 glass bottles.
Safford
After a long day of driving or hiking, the natural hot springs at Roper Lake are not only inviting, they're invigorating! Roper Lake State Park provides a great place to spend a few days or just a few hours. Desert vegetation, a peaceful lake and a v...
Albuquerque
Albuquerques lush and peaceful Botanic Garden is an oasis in the desert. A fourteen-foot high dragon guards the entrance of the Fantasy Garden that gives children a mites eye perspective on the garden. Giant rakes, hoes and watering cans are tools us...
Sandia Peak
A trip on the world's longest aerial tramway transports you above deep canyons and breathtaking terrain a distance of 2.7 miles. See some of nature's more dramatic beauty unfold before you. At sunset the desert skies produce a spectacular array of ...
NW Albuquerque
Petroglyph National Monument protects a variety of cultural and natural resources including volcanos, archeological sites and an estimated 20,000 carved images. Many of the images are recognizable as animals, people, brands and crosses; others are mo...
Albuquerque
Mom and Baby Yoga, Toddler Yoga, Kids Yoga ages 6-11, Teen and Tween yoga, and a Yoga for the entire family class. High Desert Yoga provides family price packages, drop in rates as well as online purchase. Some of the family and kids yoga classes ar...
Albuquerque
Come to the CooLLest place to have fun in New Mexico! This ice rink has been operating for 24 years. Their new and unique CooLLoop is NOW OPEN and is has the worlds only twin rinks linked by two skate-able smaller ice rinks: How CooLL is a 1/5th mile...
Acoma, NM
The physical and spiritual homeland for the Acoma people looms nearly 370 feet above the desert floor. The history of the Acoma people and the Pueblo dates back to as early as 1100 A.D. With its unique historical distinction as the oldest continuousl...
Albuquerque
Every weekend, year-round, American Indian dance performances are scheduled at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center. Many of the dance groups are world-traveled and nationally recognized performers. Pueblo dance groups from the 19 New Mexico Pueblos are...
Tombstone
Tombstone reached its pinnacle of riches and then faded, all within the short span of eight years. The West's wildest mining town owes its beginning to Ed Schieffelin, who prospected the nearby hills in 1877. Friends warned him that all he would e...
Sunspot
The National Solar Observatory at Sacramento Peak welcomes visitors during the daytime. The Observatory is open to the public between dawn and dusk. To find out how to get here, read the road directions. Visitors are free to wander around most areas ...
Explora
(192 Miles)
Albuquerque
Ideas you can touch! Creating opportunities for inspirational discovery and the joy of lifelong learning through interactive experiences in science, technology and art. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do wit...
Albuquerque
The Balloon Museums collection includes more than fifty historic and contemporary gondolas, many accompanied by complete balloon systems. Of special note are gondolas related to scientific and record-setting flights.
ABQ Trolley Co
(192 Miles)
Albuquerque
All aboard! Experience the Best of Albuquerque from a completely-custom, uniquely-Albuquerque, open-air trolley. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Nassau County for kids
Tingley Beach
(191 Miles)
Albuquerque
Tingley Beach features three fishing lakes, a model boating pond and a train station with gift shop and food service. During the summer only, Tingley visitors can rent pedal boats and bicycles. Tingley Beach is open from sunrise to sunset every day o...
Albuquerque
It's the PLACE TO HAVE FUN! You can party, you can ride,Or play Lazer Tag inside!We've got "Jungle Play"and Bumper Cars. Play under the sun or the stars!We've got Mini Golf by streams and lakes Come and see us ... that's all it takes!
Minitown
(193 Miles)
San Antonio
Minitown is a pretend play place that welcomes parents and kids to a safe and clean place to their kids, where they can have a good time. We are also open for Birthday parties, open play, field trips, school groups, or any other special event.
Roswell
The International UFO Museum & Research Center endeavors to be the leading information source in history, science and research about UFO events worldwide.
Silver City
A nature and wildlife filled RV Park located just outside Silver city, tucked away in the pines of the Gila National Forest at the base of Burro Mountain. Hiking and ATV trails, rock hounding, bird watching, and abandoned mines are some of the fun f...
Duncan
Nine Rail Ranch is a family ranch with a small newly constructed RV camp. The camp is owned and operated by Clyde and Roseffie McBride with the help of their daughter Gail and her husband Darrell Hackney. This RV park is still a work in process but w...
Apache RV Park
(151 Miles)
Cruzville
Apache RV Park is located in western New Mexico, USA, making it a natural base for families to explore the riches of Catron County - on the shortest (and most scenic) route between Albuquerque and Phoenix or Tucson.
Stampede RV park
(198 Miles)
Tombstone
Cozy cabins and spacious campsites away you at Stampede RV Park - a popular choice for those enjoying a Tombstone camping trip!
Sandia Park
Skiing and snowboarding with snow school available, plus a special zone for 4 to 6 year old skiers. Around one third green runs, plus beginner to intermediate terrain park and scenic tramway.

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