Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge

1001 State Highway 1
San Antonio, New Mexico 87832
Phone: 575-835-1828

Helpful Links:

  • Bosque del Apache NWR Website
  • Bosque del Apache NWR on Facebook
  • Auto Tour and Trail Map
  • Great Scenic Drives On NWRs – An hour from Albuquerque, a 12-mile auto loop along refuge impoundments offers great views of the Chupadera and San Pascual Mountains. From late October through early spring, see huge flocks of sandhill cranes and snow geese fly out at dawn to feed in fields and return at dusk to roost in the marshes. Take the historic route in: El Camino Real National Scenic Byway has connected Mexico City and Santa Fe for hundreds of years.
    Wildlife to see: Thousands of sandhill cranes, snow geese, Ross’s geese and ducks.