Friends of the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Socorro

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  • August 8, 2017
    This time, we visited in July 2017, and the water levels were very low, it was not the season to see lots of wildlife, and we only saw a few birds.  more »
  • July 19, 2017
    My husband and I went to Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge on a Tuesday afternoon. We entered through the north entrance, a few miles from I-25. The visitor’s center was closed. The center is...  more »
  • July 10, 2017
    Went in November and the park was crawling with bird photographers with largest cameral lenses i've ever seen. All waiting patiently around a pond full of snow geese. The sight of so many snow geese w...  more »
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  • June 2, 2017
    This is one of my all-time favorite National Wildlife refuges. They have a wonderful Wildlife Drive and great trails to hike that are very easy for elderly and young alike. The migration seasons are awe-inspiring and the amount of bird life is a delight. I always see at least one type of eagle and a lot of sandhill cranes and snow geese. The volunteers at The Visitor Center are enthusiastic and helpful and The Visitor Center is wonderful with clean bathrooms. The friends of The Refuge have a wonderful website which tells you what birds are being seen so you can decide when to visit. I highly recommend this Refuge.
  • June 5, 2017
    This place is incredible if you go at the right time. Suggest visiting early morning or dusk. Wildlife is absolutely breathtaking.
  • May 27, 2017
    Buetiful peaceful if your interested in that kinda stuff I went back awhile ago a full 3 miles of lake a birds and animals not bad great that it's right off interstate 25 south and close to Soccoro
  • March 27, 2017
    Really fantastic place. Lots of birds and saw a few mammals including deer and coyote. Would come back!
  • February 24, 2017
    Always an investing place to go birding and you can bird from your car if you decide not to walk any of the trails. When I was there a trail I wanted to walk was closed but there were alternative available that could be hiked. The ducks had headed north before I arrived and the ponds were being drained to to support the migrating wading birds that should be arriving shortly.

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