Visiting the Zoo

Open Daily 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
1306 E. College Blvd. Roswell, NM 88201

All of our critters are excited to see you! Please be aware of the following before your visit:

  • No outside food is allowed in the zoo
  • Infant formula and bottled water is allowed
  • Please do not touch, pet or try to feed the animals
  • Don't forget to visit our awesome gift shop and pick up the latest Spring River Zoo merchandise
  • Park adjacent to the zoo opens at 10 a.m. Gates close at 4 p.m.

Zoo admission rates:

  • Adults (ages 16 and older): Roswell Residents $5; Non-Residents $10 
  • Children (ages 4-15): Roswell Residents $2.50; Non-Residents $3.50 
  • Students (ages 16 and older), Seniors (ages 60 and older), Active Military and Veterans: $3 
  • Groups of 10 or more: $3 per person 
  • School-age groups (with reservation): $2 per person
  • Free admission opportunities
    • Friends of Spring River Zoo members (Browse membership options)
    • The first Saturday of each month (for Roswell residents)
    • Children 3 and under
    • Seniors (60+) every Friday
    • Spring River Zoo Day (July 31)

Upcoming Events:

  • Zoo Summer Camps are going through July, with discounted prices. Sign up at Roswell Connect.

  • Golrak_SocialWho is Golrak? What is Golrak? Spring River Zoo Director John Wright will fill you in, with an exhibit on loan from the Tallean Zoo. The out-of-this-world exhibit will be one day only, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 3 at Spring River Zoo.



Zoo supporters, along with Mayor Tim Jennings and Director John Wright, cut the ribbon on the Butterfly Garden May 5. The Butterfly Garden opened May 7 to the public. The exhibit repurposes a decades-dormant aviary exhibit and teaches about butterflies and the role of native plants in providing habitats.

mountain lion at zooThere were many activities and improvements at Spring River Zoo in 2021! Take a look at the zoo's Year in Review Report

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Phone: 575-624-6760