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Rio Grande Nature Center State Park

Located on the Rio Grande flyway, the park offers excellent birdwatching opportunities throughout the year. There are indoor and outdoor wildlife viewing areas overlooking ponds, and trail access to the Rio Grande.

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Park Elevation 4,968 ft


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Webcam overlooking RGNC observation pond.

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Park: 8am–5pm
Visitor Center: 10am–5pm
Nature Shop: M-F 11am–3pm,
Sat-Sun 10am –4pm

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day



2901 Candelaria Rd., NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107


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