Visitor Activities

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  • Free Guided Refuge Tours

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    Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge offers FREE guided tours seasonally. Check the link below for current scheduled tours, and check in at the Visitor Center for tour availability. 

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  • 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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  • Bicycling


    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 & Frogging


    Fishing and frogging are 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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