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Spring River Park and Zoo

1306 E College Blvd, Roswell, NM 88201-9506
+1 575-624-6760
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Fun, Nice That Its Free

We visited with our two small children. We had nice picnic in the park and then strolled through... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Las Cruces, New Mexico
via mobile
Free zoo

Parts of this zoo are sad and depressing, while other attractions are spacious and well maintained... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
United States
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1306 E College Blvd, Roswell, NM 88201-9506
+1 575-624-6760
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We visited with our two small children. We had nice picnic in the park and then strolled through the zoo. The zoo is small and not very fancy but my two year old loved it. We were disappointed the train wasn't working.

Thank docallergy
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Parts of this zoo are sad and depressing, while other attractions are spacious and well maintained. The zoo is free and it offers a good variety of animals. There is also a playground within the grounds.

1  Thank fnqfamily
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Many animals eg bears and mountain lions are kept in very tiny spaces. They can only take few steps in any direction. Their pools are full of algae. They shows sign of mental distress and frustration. It is really awful.

Thank Carolina B
Reviewed 11 February 2017

This zoo is in Roswell. It is easy to get to. It is free to everyone. The animals are in clean cages and seem to be well cared for. It is not large and is an easy walk but also looks to be wheel chair...More

Thank JoAnne55674
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Great zoo. Free. Animals easy to see and photograph. Clean bathrooms. A wonderful day spent here. Did I mention it was Free? Great adventure for kids and adults. And a train!!

Thank Linda N
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Altho small in comparison to big city zoos, it is very nice & enjoyable. One day at the zoo with my sister the female buffalo brought her "baby" over to us.

Thank simbasimba2016
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

This place is gem of a place. So many cute animals, open free to the public. We took our group and were really impressed by how well the animals appeared to be cared for. I saw a badger up close. Thank you Roswell!

Thank David R
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is a great little zoo; and it is also free. There is also a train you can ride for .50 cents a person. We only wish that some animal exhibits had more shade for the animals. However, the animals all look very healthy and...More

1  Thank CaseyJones6325
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Let me start by saying this, manage your expectations. This isn't a zoo in San Diego or Dallas, it's a FREE zoo in Roswell, NM. That being said, it is a wonderful place to visit. The animal selection is very good and the animals all...More

4  Thank Adam J
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

You can't beat the price because it's free. Not a huge zoo but still pretty awesome for a free zoo. The have a concession stand with cheap snow cones. 50 cents or $1 for a large. Hard to beat killing some time here. I'd go...More

2  Thank Bob A
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Can I drive my vehicle through? Do they have a golf cart you can ride in??
11 September 2016|
Response from Adam J | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately not, but it's a relatively small zoo.
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21 August 2016|
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