Free Guided Tours

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Sign up at the visitor center or call (575) 835-1828 extension 0 to reserve your spot.

  • Go Birding!

    Gambel's Quail

    March 14 - May 24: Saturdays and Sundays 8:00am - 10:00am

    Shorebirds and songbirds - who are they? Leave the driving to us and enjoy a free, naturalist-led tour of the birds who call this refuge home. May include short walks. 

    For your comfort, limited to 8 people per tour. 

    *A van with a wheelchair lift may be available. Please make your request at least 2 weeks in advance.*

  • Canyon Hike

    Natural arch along Canyon Trail

    March 7 - May 30: Saturdays 8:15am - 11:15am

    On this free, two-mile, round-trip hike, search for stories in the rock and signs of wildlife. Meet at the Canyon National Recreation Trailhead, located along Highway 1 in Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge at 8:15am. 

    Reservations suggested but not necessary. 

  • Marsh Overlook Hike

    Marsh Overlook Trail

    March 8 - May 31: Sundays 8:30am - 11:30am 

    On this free, 1.5 mile, round-trip hike, listen for wildlife and search for wildflower color. Meet at the Marsh Overlook Trailhead, located along the South Loop in Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge. 

    Reservations suggested but not necessary.