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Las Vegas National Wildlife Refuge, Las Vegas
(3.6/5 based on 30+ 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
  • We went in July, taking 12 yr old grandkids. We were amazed at how many different animals and birds were to be found. We enjoyed the trail walk midway through the park also. The views were spectacular...  more »
  • This is an awesome place where natural beauty is available to see and learn about. I've attended events here and came away knowing more and loving even more the natural ecosystem of this transition ar...  more »
  • Enjoyed a nice 2 hour drive through the refuge. However due to the hot July weather we only saw 3 rabbits, a snake,a bunch of birds and some insects. Would have been better in the spring. 
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  • Not open no more bummer really like it there
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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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