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  • Free Guided Refuge Tours

    Bosque National Wildlife Refuge offers FREE guided tours Friday, Saturday, and Sundays. Sign up at the visitor center and join one of our expert naturalists on a exciting tour. Each different tour offers a unique perspective of the refuge. Current tours include Raptor Ramble, Hidden Secrets of Bosque del Apache, Duck Detectives and Go Birding at Bosque del Apache NWR. Transportation provided (15 person van).

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  • Wildlife Watching & Nature Trails

    Enjoy seeing some of North America’s most striking wildlife as you explore this vast landscape.

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  • Bicycles

    The refuge encourages visitors to utilize bicycles, an environmentally friendly form of alternative transportation, to enjoy their National Wildlife Refuge.

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  • Hunting

    Hunting is one of the priority recreational uses on National Wildlife Refuges and compatible with the mission of this refuge. 

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  • Fishing

    Fishing is allowed in designated areas of the refuge from April 1 through September 30, from one half hour before sunrise to one half hour after sunset.

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  • Frogging

    Frogging for bullfrogs is allowed on the refuge from June 1 through September 30 in areas open to fishing.

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Last Updated: Nov 30, 2015
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