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Living desert zoo and gardens state park new mexico. 3 of 13 things to do in Carlsbad. There is no camping and no pets are allowed. Children ages 6 and under.
Nature at Its Best Chihuanhuan Desert Animals Vegetation. Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour. Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park.
Overlooking the Pecos River Valley this fascinating park exhibits the Chihuahuan Desert regions varied plant and animal life. Rated 10 Best Zoos in the US by Conde Nast Traveler. Bat Flight Program in Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Located at the top of the Ocotillo Hills the Living Desert Zoo Gardens State Park offers an expansive view of Carlsbad and the surrounding Pecos River Valley. Living Desert Zoo Gardens State Park is an indooroutdoor living museum displaying more than 40 native animal species and hundreds of succulent plants from around the world. Things to do near Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park.
Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State park 1504 Miehls Drive N. While on the 13 mile self-guided tour visitors discover many faces of the Chihuahuan Desert from sand dunes and pygmy forest to the desert floor. 50 per person.
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Special group rates and tours available. Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park. Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park is on the northwest edge of Carlsbad off US 285.
Adult ticket child ticket member ticket. Living Desert Zoo Gardens is a zoo with desert animals and vegetation. Adult group rates 20 or more per person.
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The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park is located at 1504 Miehls Road Carlsbad New Mexico 88220 in Eddy County. Lake Carlsbad Recreation Area. To New Mexico residents only.
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens is a zoo and botanic garden combination dedicated solely to the deserts of the world. The varied plants and animals of this arid region are exhibited in the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park which occupies several acres of cacti and yucca-strewn land at the edge of the Ocotillo Hills overlooking the Pecos River valley just northwest of town. The park provides an up-close experience for visitors with a variety of fun interpretive programs for every season geared for the entire family.
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park was established in 1971 to preserve and display the wide variety of animals plants and natural environments found in the Chihuahuan Desert. Living Desert also has beautiful hiking trails picnic areas and group facilities. The programs provide environmental education native wildlife rehabilitation plant propagation and habitat restoration and captive breeding of African and Sonoran Desert species including the areas iconic desert bighorn sheep.
It sits high atop the Ocotillo Hills overlooking the northwest edge of Carlsbad just off US Highway 285. Effective December 3 2020 this park is open Thursday- Sunday for day-use access from 9 am. K-12 School Groups.
Recommended Lodging Trinity Hotel 201 S. Please see the Park Alerts section for more information. Located atop the Ocotillo Hills west of Hwy.
Overview This native wildlife zoo accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums exhibits more than 40 species of animals and hundreds of species of plants native to the Chihuahuan Desert. Outdoor Activities Nature Parks Zoos Aquariums Nature Wildlife Areas State Parks. Allen La Cueva 6 Theater.
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park is the only zoo and botanical gardens dedicated exclusively to North Americas largest desert the Chihuahuan Desert. Family-friendly zoo and gardens specializing in the deserts of the world. The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park formerly the Living Desert Zoological and Botanical State Park is a zoo and botanical garden displaying plants and animals of the Chihuahuan Desert in their native habitats.
Living Desert State Park is open daily from 900 am to 500 pm.