#3 of 55 state parks in New Mexico

Best trails in Rio Grande Nature Center State Park, New Mexico

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Explore the most popular trails in Rio Grande Nature Center State Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description

Located on the central Rio Grande flyway, Rio Grande Nature Center State Park offers excellent bird watching throughout the year. Visitors can observe about 250 species of birds including roadrunners and wood ducks. A trail system along the river, demonstration gardens and indoor and outdoor wildlife viewing areas add to this valuable public resource.

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Map of trails in Rio Grande Nature Center State Park, New Mexico
Park information
Park hours
Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Contact
(505) 344-7240
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Top trails (2)
#1 - Aldo Leopold Loop Trail
Rio Grande Nature Center State Park
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 56 m
Parking Fee: $ 3Show more
#2 - Rio Grande Nature Center Trail
Rio Grande Nature Center State Park
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 27 m
Fee: $3Show more