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Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge
4200 East Pine Lodge Road
Roswell, New Mexico 88201
(575) 625-4011 or (575) 420-4304 (an alternate temporary number if the main telephone number is out). 


To slow the spread of COVID-19 and to ensure the health and safety of our employees, volunteers, and you--our friends and neighbors, we are temporarily suspending (closing) operations of our Refuge' Visitor Center.

View our Agency' COVID-19 Announcement Letter.

The Refuge's outdoor lands are still open to the public every day from one hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset for public enjoyment of trails and overlook areas. The tour road is open daily. View the Refuge's public access map for detailed areas to visit within the Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge boundaries.