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  • Free Guided Refuge Tours

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    Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge offers FREE guided hikes on Saturday mornings. Please check in at the visitor center for tour availability. Sign up at the visitor center and join one of our expert naturalists on an exciting tour. 

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  • Wildlife Watching & Nature Trails

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    Enjoy seeing some of North America’s most striking wildlife as you explore this vast landscape.

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  • Bicycles

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    The refuge encourages visitors to utilize bicycles, an environmentally friendly form of alternative transportation, to enjoy their National Wildlife Refuge.

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  • Hunting

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    Hunting is one of the priority recreational uses on National Wildlife Refuges and compatible with the mission of this refuge. Hunting for a variety of species is allowed in specific areas of the refuge.

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  • Fishing

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    Fishing is allowed in designated areas of the refuge from April 1 through September 30, from one half hour before sunrise to one half hour after sunset.

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  • Bull Frogging

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    Frogging for bullfrogs is allowed on the refuge from April 1 through September 30 in areas open to fishing.

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Last Updated: Mar 11, 2017
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