Looking to host an event, large or small? Hold it at one of Central New Mexico’s outstanding attractions– The Wildlife West Nature Park.  Rent the covered open air Wildlife West Amphitheater, the enclosed and heated Bean Barn, the outdoor Pavilion, or the Falcon Theater. Or rent the whole Park!

  • Weddings and receptions
  • Family reunion, birthday parties
  • Community event, art show, runs and sport activities
  • Lectures and shows
  • RV gatherings (we have a large flat dry camp area with water)
  • Corporate events and team building

Wildlife West can provide nearly any configuration for your event. We offer guided tours by appointment. Activities such as volleyball, horseshoes, and Frisbee are accommodated in the parking lot recreation area. Our staff will work with you to make your special event truly unique.

Facility Features

  • Great location on Route 66 just off Highway 40 and a short drive to Albuquerque, Madrid and Santa Fe
  • 122 acre enhanced zoo and wildlife refuge
  • Large bus and RV friendly parking lots
  • Birding and walking trails and our newly opened Kid’s Interactive Trail
  • Gift shop
  • Spectacular views of three mountain ranges
  • Entertaining and educational bird shows
  • Wagon rides
  • Guided or self-directed tours
  • Activities for children


  • Front parking lot – $500 for one day, $750 for two consecutive days, $900 for three consecutive days
  • Amphitheater – $500 for four hour period (longer periods as arranged in advance)
  • Bean Barn – $500 for four hour period (longer periods as arranged in advance)
  • Amphitheater and Bean Barn (both) – $800 for four hour period (longer periods as arranged in advance)
  • After hours staff – $15/hour (cleanup, etc.)

Rates inclue admission for guests, tables and chairs and staff.
Rates for renting our facilities can vary based on length of events, catering requirements, and entertainment choices. For more information on rental options and facility rental rules, please contact us at (505) 281-7655 or by e-mail

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