In The Community

 Birdwatching from lookout

Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge supports surrounding communities in many ways.

Nature Tourism:
Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge offers world-class opportunities to see and enjoy wildlife. Visitors from across the United States and several foreign countries come here to enjoy the many nature trails and scenic views. Many of these visitors stop in nearby communities to fill their tanks with gasoline or eat a good meal and some stay in nearby hotels. The refuge promotes surrounding communities and encourages visitors to enjoy the many services and opportunities offered nearby.

Helpful Information
National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation
Home Values of Proximity to National Wildlife Refuges