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Duck Pond at UNM

1001YALE Notheast, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
+1 505-277-0111
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Fun place for a picnic or to take your boats

we really enjoyed taking our boats to run in this pond. We build models and this pond is a great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Navarre, Florida
Urban oasis☺

I knew that University of New Mexico campus had a park-like setting with sculptures throughout, but... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Orlando, Florida
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1001YALE Notheast, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
+1 505-277-0111
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we really enjoyed taking our boats to run in this pond. We build models and this pond is a great place to get the kids to participate in the fun of models and to feed the ducks. The area is on the campus of UNM...More

Thank 1991KEB
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I knew that University of New Mexico campus had a park-like setting with sculptures throughout, but what a surprise coming across the Duck Pond. That Sunday afternoon dozens of people had spread blankets to relax and/or enjoy a picnic. A bridge passes over a narrow...More

Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed 15 June 2017

...not a true destination. Just sort of a respite in the city. If you are at UNM anyway, go. Near Zimmerman library.

Thank shrink2u
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

I like to walk here on my lunch break quite frequently. It's green and peaceful, a good spot to read or just sit and think awhile.

Reviewed 4 April 2017

I just revisited the duck pond, after more than 20 years (received my first degree at UNM). It is still green, with lots of ducks and turtles in the ponds - they have also added a really nice waterfall right up where I used to...More

Thank Crista2010
Reviewed 15 March 2017

i loved the duvck pond it is a nice place to chile and go by yourself just to have a little quite time when you are on an outing i snuck away to stay here for a brief time by myself

Thank angelhrtduv
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Great spot to enjoy the ABQ weather in the shade. Fun pond with turtles and birds. would be great for a picnic.

Thank traveller2332
Reviewed 7 November 2016

WE walked through campus after lunch on Sunday, down and around the duck pond from Central Avenue. There were lots of people out enjoying a lovely November day. People feeding ducks, photos shoots for families and couple to be. Worth walking by on a nice...More

Thank craigclark
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I am not sure if it is more fun to watch the waterfowl or other folks feeding the ducks etc. but it certainly is an oasis on the concrete/adobe campus. You can relax, read, take a snooze, bring lunch from many of the take out...More

Thank cdlune
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Dont go out of your way nothing special.If you know someone going to UNM then stop and see it but other than that Dont bother, You have to find parking and walk to see a pond.

Thank happypurdy
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18 April 2016|
Response from Princhic |
Maybe a 7 minute walk. It's across campus. But it's not a huge campus.