School and Youth Group Field Trips

The ABQ BioPark is a fun and dynamic place for students to have field experiences and learn outside the classroom.

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Staff Led Adventures

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Staff-Led Adventures

Staff will lead your group through your choice of field trips at the Zoo, Botanic Garden or Tingley Beach. Programs vary in topic and may be custom designed for your age group and size.

Cost is $75 for 30 minutes or $100 for 45 minute programming. Entry tickets are not included and must be purchased separately here

Learn More: Staff-Led Adventures

Self-Guided Field Trips

School and youth group self-guided field trips are available year round. Cost for self-guided field trips is $1.50 per student and $3.00 for accompanying adults. For summer, please see Recreation Group Discounts.

Eligible Groups

  • Public and private schools
  • Day care centers following a preschool curriculum
  • Home schools and home school co-ops
  • Youth groups
  • Schools or programs that serve adult students with developmental or other disabilities
  • University classes
  • Groups must consist of at least 10 students and 2 adults
  • At least one chaperone for every five students is required.

School and Youth Group Admission Fees for Self-Guided Field Trips

Tickets are for Zoo OR Aquarium & Garden.

  • Student (pre K-12): $1.50
  • Adult: $3
    • There must be at least one adult chaperone per five students.
    • Call if your group includes Pre-K or if you have students that require additional accommodations.

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Credit card or PO accepted.


To cancel a field trip, call 505-764-6214 at least 72 hours before your scheduled visit.

Reservations Required

For more information, e-mail [email protected].

Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance to receive the group discount. School field trips are scheduled only on weekdays.


Telephone: BioPark Education Clerk at 505-764-6214