Spring River Park and Zoo, Roswell

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#7 of 7 in Zoos & Aquariums in New Mexico
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  • 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 foun...  more »
  • 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!  more »
  • 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 ...  more »
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  • We visited here today since we are in Roswell for my husband's work. It was fun to see the animals, my one year old son loved the bison, I enjoyed seeing the beaver and Hawks. Overall the experience was ok. The train and carousel were closed and there was nowhere I could find that stated when it would be open. There are also lots of birds and therefore bird poop everywhere which is kinda gross. I feel like the animals are cared for at a minimum level but it may be the severe heat that makes them seem sad. It was sure making me feel a bit sad too.
  • Very nice zoo. Yes, some of the enclosures are too small but they are actively working on that. Great playground and all animals are close enough to observe. Great for an outing or several! Fee free at this time
  • I could not believe the horrible enclosures these poor animals are forced to live in. The bears are in total distress. This place needs to be shut down. I have been to beautiful humane zoos, but this is not one of them. Don't waste your money to support this horrible zoo.
  • The enclosures are abhorrent. Too small for far range animals, dirty, and uncomfortable for their feet. The zoo was given an offer for the animals to be transferred to reputable sanctuaries *at no cost to the zoo*, yet they refused to allow the animals to go to a better home. They should be ashamed of themselves.
  • Please close your zoo and let Peta or any orther animal rights organization move the animals to an animal sanctuary (Peta has offerts to do so, for free!). Your cages are waaaay too small and you can see that the animals are very stressed. HORRIBLE!!

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