Aerial view of refuge lands / USFWS

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is it? Just outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico

When was it established? 2013

How big is it? Currently 431 but it will eventually be 570 acres.

Why is it here? The refuge is here to provide the community a unique environmental education and recreation opportunity that promotes wildlife conservation.

What can I do there? The new refuge is still in the planning stages and currently offers tours by appointment as well as hosts an open house every month. Eventually the public will be able to enjoy wildlife watching and environmental education and interpretation programs.