Bureau of Land Management, New Mexico.
The Socorro Nature Area is a 120-acre environmental education area in the Rio Grande Bosque. The area includes a 1/2-mile self-guiding nature walk with interpretive signs, a pond, and amphitheatre. It also has picnic tables, a group shelter, and a restroom.
Take Exit 156 (Lemitar Exit) off I-25 to the State Road 408 intersection. Turn to the east and travel 1.1 miles eastward along State Road 408 across railroad track to a "T" intersection. Turn right and travel southward for 0.2 mile, and turn left onto a maintained dirt county road. Travel 0.5 miles eastward across irrigation and drain ditches to the area.