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Compact Birding area

Compared to the Bosque del Apache this is small. But that is also an advantage with less visitors... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
Kirk H
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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Smaller than Bosque del Apache but great for photographers

This is a lovely well laid out area for viewing the Sandhill Cranes that winter in the Rio Grande... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2018
wildwoodsm
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3 Feb 2018
“Compact Birding area”
19 Jan 2018
“Smaller than Bosque del Apache but great for photographers”
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Route 116, old Hwy 85, On frontage road, east side of I 25 at Hwy 60 exit, Exit 175, Socorro, NM
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

Compared to the Bosque del Apache this is small. But that is also an advantage with less visitors and plenty of wild life. Though we arrived about noon which is not the best time for birding the wildlife was in abundance. From ~ November through...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2018

This is a lovely well laid out area for viewing the Sandhill Cranes that winter in the Rio Grande valley. There are few amenities, two rest rooms, and three viewing platforms, but it is a wonderful place to get up close to the cranes and...More

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