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Rio Grande Botanic Garden

(Kid Friendly Arboretum / Garden)

2601 Central Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
(505) 764-6200
Located across the plaza from the Albuquerque Aquarium and bordered on the west by the famed Rio Grande and the largest cottonwood gallery forest in t
The Garden currently encompasses 36 developed acres, including a 10,000 square foot glass conservatory housing native and exotic plants from desert an
Hours: Summer, Mon-Fri 9am-5pm; Sat-Sun 9am-6pm. Winter, Daily 9am-5pm
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Last verified: 5/9/2010

16 Comments about Rio Grande Botanic Garden
"Agave cacti Don't forget the hummingbirds All hot and sweaty (What a fun place to go and relax in ABQ.  It's not big, but it is worth strolling " -
"I grew up in ABQ, and was recently in town to surprise my dad and brother for their 60th and 30th birthdays. My mom recommended to check out the botan" -
"I love this place. Just a couple of tips from someone who has been there several times: -The earlier you go, the better. Ideally, if you are doing t" -
"I went with a friend who had a few extra guest passes and as soon as my toddlers are a little older, I think they will love it! They loved the "" -
"My daughter loved this place. The plants are beautiful! The mini farm is great fun and there are live animals to pet. The butterfly pavillion is so" -
"On my last visit to Albuquerque my best friend and I decided to take our children to the botanical gardens. The gardens are beautiful and were a lot o" -
"The Botanic Garden is a beautiful place. Located just a stones throw from the zoo and connected by train its really a fun all day experience. If you p" -
"the garden here cover a land amount over twenty whole entire acres. It is on a great location too. it is right on central avenue north west. they are " -
"The Rio Grande Botanic Garden is a great place to take children. I took my nieces and they loved it. They have specific areas for children like the ca" -
"This is a great place to visit for all ages. Most of it is also handicap accessible.  We take a picnic.  (You are allowed to bring in your o" -
"This is a young botanic garden.  I enjoy the exhibits and truly like the farm in the back highlighting traditional crops like corn, chiles and ev" -
"This park is probably one of the best places to visit and photograph in Albuquerque. I think I visited the garden numerous times while I was living in" -
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