This site is matained by the Friends of the Living Desert, a non-profit organization
that provides support for the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park.
Pictures may be used for educational purposes.
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CALENDAR OF EVENTS
January – December 2017
No charge for admission to the Visitor Center
You may notice a hard hat, ball, or even a pizza box in an enclosure, these are not trash. Animals which are used to covering many miles of territory in the wild need stimulation when confined to a small area. These are called enrichment items.
No Google, we don't have a giraffe!
Open every day except Christmas day
in Carlsbad, New Mexico
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Last zoo entry 3:30 p.m.
All of the animals in this zoo are either rescued or
captive born and cannot be released into the wild.
13 and older $5
7 to 12 $3
6 and younger free