National Wildlife Refuge System

BOSQUE DEL APACHE
NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

P.O. Box 280
San Antonio, NM, 87832
Phone: 575-835-1828
E-mail: FW2_RW_Bosque_del_Apache@fws.gov

CANYON NATIONAL RECREATION TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 2.11 Miles
  • Grade: Steep
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 4.8
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Native

Special Features

  • A place to reflect and refresh

CHUPADERA NATIONAL RECREATION TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 5.29 Miles
  • Grade: Steep
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 2.2
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Native

Special Features

  • Short 1.5 mi loop + 4.7 mi trail to summit of Chupadera Mt





EAST LOW FLOW CONVEYANCE CHANNEL SERVICE RD.

Trail Information

  • Length: 9 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 0.9
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Admin road

Special Features

  • Follows Low Flow Conveyance Channel
  • Open to hiking/biking
  • Wildlife observation/photography



EL CAMINO REAL DEL TIERRA ADENTRO TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more

Special Features

  • Sights, sounds, smells: majestic
National Historic Trail

El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro, the “Royal Road of the Interior,” is the earliest Euro-American trade route in the United States.

JOHN P. TAYLOR JR. MEMORIAL TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 0.5 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 0.3
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Crusher-fines

Special Features

  • One-way trail ends at scenic overlook
  • Restored bosque savannah/grassland
  • View of Chupadera and Magdelina Mt Ranges



LAGOON TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 1.05 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Surface: Sand

Special Features

  • Get outside and get active

MARSH BOARDWALK TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 0.75 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Surface: Sand

Special Features

  • Merges with Marsh Overlook Trail
  • Meanders thru old relic dunes
  • Glimpse transitional zone between arid uplands and river valley



MARSH OVERLOOK TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 1.5 Miles
  • Grade: Moderate
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 1.7
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Boardwalk

Special Features

  • Loop trail around managed impoundment
  • .01 mile spur leads to southern overlook




RIO VIEJO TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 1.7 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 2.2
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Native

Special Features

  • Loop trail
  • Cottonwood bosque/riparian forest




Last updated: October 28, 2010