Hours and Rates

Spring River Zoo is open each Thursday through Monday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Private prescheduled tours are available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. In order to keep the number of visitors in the zoo at any one time at a safe health level, visitors must purchase advance tickets to visit.

As of March 1, 2021, admission will be charged for entry to the zoo. Use of the adjacent park will remain free, but the park will be accessible only on zoo open days between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Zoo admission cost: 

  • Adults (ages 16 and older): Roswell Residents $5; Non-Residents $10 
  •  Children (ages 4-15): Roswell Residents $2.50; Non-Residents $3.50 
  • Students (ages 16 and older), Seniors (ages 60 and older), Active Military and Veterans: $3 
  •  Groups of 10 or more: $3 per person 
  • School-age groups (with reservation): $2 per person

Free admission to the zoo will be available to the following people and on these designated days: 

  •  Children ages 3 and younger (anytime zoo is open) 
  •  Friends of Spring River Zoo members (anytime zoo is open) 
  • First Saturday of each month for Roswell residents 
  •  Every Friday for Seniors (60 and older) 
  •  July 31 – Spring River Zoo Day

  1. Spring River Zoo

    Physical Address
    1306 E. College Blvd.
    Roswell, NM 88201


    Thursday- Monday
    10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

    Rides & Concession
    Carousel and Concession are now open. 

    Please note the park adjacent to the zoo is accessible on zoo days of operation ONLY between 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.