|Located on the central Rio Grande flyway, the Rio Grande Nature Center State Park is winter home to Canadian geese, sandhill cranes, and various species of ducks and other waterfowl. A trail system along the river, classrooms, and an extensive library with viewing areas add to this valuable public resource.The nature center offers naturalist-led hikes, bosque exploration, exhibits, hands-on activities, teacher workshops, seasonal classes and special events for visitors of all ages.A highlight of the Nature Center is its glass-walled library, which provides a unique opportunity to view bosque birds and other wildlife in their natural habitat. A speaker system transmits the real sounds of pond life into the room.|
|Facilities: Restrooms are provided at the Rio Grande Nature Center State Park.|
Best Time To Visit: The Rio Grande Nature Center State Park is open 8am - 5pm daily.
Fees: A nominal admission fee is charged.
Accessibility: This area is handicap accessible.
Directions: To reach the Rio Grande Nature Center State Park from Albuquerque, take on I-40 take exit 157A onto Rio Grande Boulevard north for three blocks, and turn left onto Candelaria Road.
Map: Click here for a map to Rio Grande Nature Center State Park
|Rio Grande Nature Center State Park|
|2901 Candelaria Road NW|
|Albuquerque, New Mexico 87107|
|General: (505) 344-7240|