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Sevilleta's Visitor Center entrance / USFWSWelcome to the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge!

Refuge Headquarters/Visitor Center:
Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge trails are open sunrise to sunset.  The refuge is open year round during daylight hours from sunrise to sunset.  No entrance fees are required.  The refuge gate hours are from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.  Our Visitor Center's hours are 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.  Beginning September 10, the Visitor Center will begin opening on Saturdays between 9:00 am - 4:30 pm.  Restroom facilities are available at the Visitor Center during open hours. 

At the Visitor Center, refuge staff and volunteers are available to provide you with maps, brochures, and checklists and let you know what's happening on the refuge.  This is also where the business of the refuge is conducted.

A Timeless Landscape:
View our refuge' Fact Sheet for more details and a map outlining the vast area of Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge.

Special Events and Activities:
The refuge offers many exciting special events and activities for visitors!  Check out the Events Calendar and For Educators pages for fun things to do.  Go to our refuge Facebook Page and see what's being shared today.  

Climate Extremes:
Come prepared for unpredictable weather with hat, sunglasses, water, and layers of clothing. Summer temperatures can soar to 100 degrees and then cool down considerably at night; you can expect early afternoon monsoon rains from July into September.  Winter temperatures can be cold and skies are frequently clear; at night the temperature can approach the freeze mark. You can expect an occasional skiff of snow. 

Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center and Headquarters is located 50 miles south of Albuquerque, New Mexico and is about ¼ mile west of Interstate 25 at exit 169.  The lat/long is 34.351990, -106.885147.  

For information on nearby lodging and businesses, contact:
Page Photo Credits — Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge's Visitor Center entrance / USFWS, Gunnison's prairie dogs / © Jeremy Stein, All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Sep 04, 2016
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