Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, NM

Fish and Wildlife Service

Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge

Established in 1939 to provide a critical stopover for migrating waterfowl, the refuge is well known for the thousands of sandhill cranes, geese and other waterfowl that winter here each year. Situated...[more]

Address

1001 Highway 1
San Antonio, NM 87832
Phone:505-835-1828
Email:chris_leeser@fws.gov

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Directions

From the north (Socorro, NM), drive nine miles south on I-25 to exit 139, go east one-fourth mile on US 380 to the flashing signal at the village of San Antonio, turn right onto Old Highway 1, and drive south nine miles to the Visitor Center.

From the south (Las Cruces, NM), drive north on I-25 to exit 124 (San Marcial), go east on the dirt road 1.5 miles, then north on Old Highway 1 to the visitor center.

Activities
  • AUTO TOURING AUTO TOURING
  • BIKING BIKING
  • ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION
  • FISHING FISHING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • HUNTING HUNTING
  • INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS
  • PHOTOGRAPHY PHOTOGRAPHY
  • VISITOR CENTER VISITOR CENTER
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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