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Visit this unique zoo dedicated to the spectacular Chihuahuan Desert.
Hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Last Entrance: 3:30 PM
Phone: (575) 887-5516
This website is sponsored by the Friends of the Living Desert, a non-profit organization, that provides educational programs and financial assistance to the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park.
Living Desert Zoo & Gardens is a zoo with desert animals and vegetation. Overlooking the Pecos River Valley, this fascinating park exhibits the Chihuahuan Desert region's varied plant and animal life.
Visitors can enjoy a 1.3-mile walk along a nature trail to view plants and animals of the Chihuahuan Desert.
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Activities in the Visitor Center are free. Regular admission fees are required to enter the zoo.
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Please note, we are not affiliated with the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens in Palm Desert, California.
This site is paid for by Carlsbad Lodgers Tax.
Pictures may be used for educational purposes without permission.
Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park
Hours : 9:00am till 5:00pm
Last entry to park at 3:30pm
No reservations required!