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Visitor Activities

Bobcat-photo taken by refuge remote camera/USFWS

Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge is where you can enjoy wildlife-related activities, including wildlife watching, hiking, and photography.

  • Wildlife Watching and Nature Trails

    White crowned sparrow on screwbean mesquite / USFWS

    The refuge offers many opportunities to enjoy wildlife-related activities, including wildlife watching, hiking, and photography.  Currently designated areas are closed for habitat enhancements until winter 2016.  The refuge's wetland units A and B are not available at this time for any recreational activities, including birdwatching within these areas.  The area will re-open in late winter/early spring of 2016 and be better than ever!

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  • Hunting

    Ducks enjoying refuge wetlands / USFWS

    Hunting is one of the priority recreational uses on National Wildlife Refuges and compatible with the mission of this refuge.  Presently the refuge has closed its wetland Units A & B, for habitat enhancements.  The closure is expected through the 2015-2016 winter season and has temporarily suspended all recreational activities, including hunting during this time period.

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  • Facebook Page

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    Join us on Facebook!  Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge has its own Facebook Page!  Sign up today and enjoy your National Wildlife Refuge!  

  • Special Events

    Dragonfly species on emblem/USFWS

    From guided hikes and tours, to all-day festivals and lectures; get more details below on special events happening at the refuge.

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Page Photo Credits — Bobcat-photo by refuge remote camera/USFWS, White crowned sparrow on screwbean mesquite / USFWS, Ducks enjoying Refuge wetlands / USFWS, Dragonfly species hitching a ride /  © B. Beasley, USFWS, Gunnison's prairie dogs / © Jeremy Stein, All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Sep 23, 2015
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