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Duck Pond at UNM

1001YALE Notheast, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
+1 505-277-0111
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Urban oasis☺

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Orlando, Florida
Special to UNM students and faculty...but...

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

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Portland, OR
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  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
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1001YALE Notheast, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
+1 505-277-0111
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The Duck Pond is a great grassy place with plenty of trees to sit under and watch the ducks and look for turtles. Albeit slightly hilly, it's well taken care of and well worth the visit. Great for family picnics and dogs or just hanging...More

Thank blueflower87109
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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.