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Funded by The Friends of The living Desert and

sponsored in part by the City of Carlsbad Lodgers Tax Fund


  • You can volunteer for free and your help will be interesting, educational, and very much appreciated. 

  • Become a Friend of the Living Desert. Membership has it privileges. 

  • A.D.O.P.T. stands for Animals Depend on People Too.  Would you like to A.D.O.P.T. an Elk or Bobcat? It's not very expensive.

  • Are you a lover of nature and the natural world around us? Do you especially love the Chihuahuan Desert and the plants and animals that share it with us? Then you may want to show your commitment to the conservation of these animals and join us at the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park and become a SPECIAL FRIEND in the Conservation Circle.​

  • This is a wonderful way to recognize someone special and help support the Zoo.

There are many ways you can help support the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park in Carlsbad, New Mexico. 

1504 Miehls Dr. Carlsbad, NM