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Las Vegas National Wildlife Refuge, Las Vegas

(3.6/5 based on 35 reviews on the web)
With the Rocky Mountains to the west, the Great Plains to the east, and the Chihuahuan Desert to the south, Las Vegas National Wildlife Refuge encompasses a diversity of habitats. Located along the Central Flyway, the Refuge provides an important resting, feeding, and wintering area for migrating geese, ducks, and cranes.Las Vegas National Wildlife Refuge rests on a plateau in the foothills with the Rocky Mountains just beyond. River canyon walls drop below the refuge on three sides. Las Vegas (Spanish for "the meadows") preserves both wildlife habitats and a slice of New Mexico's rich cultural history.
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TripAdvisor
  • Amazing sights to be seen in every direction a very pleasant place to visit and get away from hardcore realities the birds are amazing and this place just draws and helps the natural path of migration...  more »
  • What a nice little break from my long drive on I-25. This place has an 8 mile loop that you drive around, it's free and easy to navigate. You have to slow down and smell the roses to appreciate the pl...  more »
  • We liked it here. Saw high flying bald eagles doing a mating spin. Not alot of bird spotting, but loved the prairie views and the sunshine. Biting cold day but still sunny. Had a picnic in a wind leew...  more »
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  • I FARMED AND RAISED WHITE FACE HEREFORDS ON THE LAND NOW KNOWN AS THE LAS VEGAS WILDLIFE PRESERVE DURING THE WORLD WAR II; I'D SURE LIKE TO SEE SOME PICTURES OF THE AREA NOW.
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