Free Guided Tours

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

  • Wildlife Trek

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    November 3 - December 29: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays 8:30am - 11:30am and 1:00pm - 4:00pm (*No Wildlife Trek offered 11/22, 11/23, 11/24*)

    Eagles, geese, pelicans... who's at Bosque del Apache now? Sit back, leave the driving to us, and enjoy a free, naturalist-led tour of the birds, reptiles, and mammals who call this refuge home. 

    For your comfort, limited to 8 people per tour. 

  • Go Birding!

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    December 3 - December 18: Tuesdays and Wednesdays 8:30am - 11:30am (*No Go Birding! tour offered 12/11*)

    Raptors and ducks - where are they? Which bird species spend their winters at Bosque del Apache? Sit back, leave the driving to us, and enjoy a free, naturalist-led tour of the birds who call this refuge home. 

    For your comfort, limited to 8 people per tour. 

  • Hidden Secrets

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    December 3 - December 18: Tuesdays and Wednesdays 1:00pm - 4:00pm (*No Hidden Secrets tour offered 12/11*)

    Sandhill cranes and snow geese keep refuge staff busy in the winter months, but what happens during the rest of the year? Go behind the scenes on this free, naturalist-led tour to explore the extraordinary actions used to protect and provide for wildlife. 

    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.