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Spring River Park and Zoo

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1306 E College Blvd, Roswell, NM 88201-9506
+1 575-624-6760
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Miss it here

Grew up here, love the zoo. People take for granted that it's free. Animals are loved. Love the... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
via mobile
Super Cool!

Awesome park with lots of animals to see. You are able to get VERY CLOSE to all the animals, which... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
Mark F
via mobile
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1306 E College Blvd, Roswell, NM 88201-9506
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Grew up here, love the zoo. People take for granted that it's free. Animals are loved. Love the Christmas light thing they recently started. Grass isn't great, but then again it is Roswell. Water fountains need maintenance

Thank kelseys204
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Awesome park with lots of animals to see. You are able to get VERY CLOSE to all the animals, which for my 8 month old daughter, was a HUGE victory. Highly recommend!

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This zoo was very nice, clean, and the kids there this day seemed to really enjoy it. The animals were adorable and I would recommend going just for the simple fact that it's free, the staff was very friendly.

Thank D'Anya D
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Pros- this is a free zoo. Wide array of animals for the area. However, we did not see any staff while we were there except 2 on tractors that were building stuff. No one was available to answer questions or to monitor the unattended children...More

1  Thank Melissa T
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Mostly local animals here. Hard to see the reptiles as the glass has a glare on it. Interesting birds on display, but very small zoo. Has a merry-go-round and train, but they were not operating when we visited - looks like only weekends. Very few...More

1  Thank chazkat
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

This has to be one of the worst zoos I've seen period I would never bought in 2017 a zoo like that would be allowed to keep its doors open due to the inappropriate and horrendous and closures these animals are forced to stay in....More

4  Thank Finally D
Reviewed 7 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.

3  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
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11 September 2016|
Response from Adam J | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately not, but it's a relatively small zoo.
10 January 2016|
Response from Robert A |
No pets allowed.