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Biopark Visitor Info & Tickets

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Ticket Discount Info

General Admission

Regular Prices

Single Admission / Combo Admission

  • Adult (13-64): $12.50 / $20
  • Senior (65+): $5.50 / $10
  • Child (3-12): $4 / $6
    Children under 3 are free.

N.M. Resident Prices

Single Admission / Combo Admission

  • Adult (13-64): $9 / $15
  • Senior (65+): $4.50 / $8
  • Child (3-12): $4 / $6
    Children under 3 are free.


  • Zoo, Aquarium, and Botanic Garden:
    Gates open 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. daily.
    Park closes at 5 p.m
  • June-August:
    Park open until 6 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays and summer holidays (Memorial Day, July 4 & Labor Day).
  • Ticket Booths: close 30 minutes before closing.
  • Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving, and Dec. 25.
  • No train service on Mondays or Dec. 24.
  • Tingley Beach:
    Open daily from sunrise to sunset.

Getting Here

Planning Your Visit

Train Tickets

Notice: Trains don't operate on Dec. 24.

  • Zoo Train Rides: $3 adult / $2 childPurchase at Africa Station.
  • Member Train Pass: $2 Good for unlimited train rides. Purchase at ticket booth with NMBPS membership.
  • Read More about the BioPark's trains.

Other Ticket Information

  • Single Admission includes the Zoo or Aquarium/Botanic Garden.
  • Combo Admission includes the Zoo, Aquarium, Botanic Garden and unlimited train rides. Limited availability. Purchase or redeem 9 a.m. - noon, Tuesdays-Sundays, because there is no train service on Mondays and not enough time to see all three facilities after noon.
  • We accept cash, check, purchase order, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.
  • Ticket booths are open from 9 a.m. until one half-hour before closing.
  • You can buy tickets online anytime. Buy now or read more about online tickets.
  • All tickets are good for one-day use.
  • Same day re-entry is allowed with a hand stamp. Remember to get your hand stamped at the main gate upon exit if you intend to return later on the same day.


Military Discount

Available to active and non-active personnel with military ID.

  • $2 off general admission tickets for adults
  • $1 off general admission tickets for children


Available with membership card and ID.New Mexico BioPark Society members receive unlimited general admission and discounts to many special events.

Members of Other Zoos, Aquariums and Botanic Gardens

Available with membership card and ID.Half-price admission is offered to members of many gardens, aquarium and zoos across the US. If you are a member of a participating park, be sure to bring your membership card and photo ID. Check the reciprocal admission list.

School & Recreation Group Discount

Reduced rates available for eligible school groups during the school year and recreation groups during the summer. Reservations at least two weeks in advance are required.

Group Discounts

We offer discounts on the advance purchase of single admission tickets (Zoo or Aquarium/Botanic Garden) to groups of 50 or more:

  • 50 or more - $1 off for adults; $0.50 off for children (3-12) and seniors (65+)
  • 100 or more - $2 off for adults; $1 off for children (3-12) and seniors (65+)

For more information, email [email protected].

Half-Price Weekends

All single admission tickets are half-off during these special discount weekends. Half-Price Weekends occur once every three months: