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General Information

Description - The 57,191 acre refuge straddles the Rio Grande Valley in Socorro, County, New Mexico. Within the refuge borders lie three wilderness areas totaling approximately 30,850 acres and five research natural areas totaling 18,500 acres.

Attractions - Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge was established as a refuge and a breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. The 57,191 acre refuge straddles the Rio Grande Valley in Socorro, County, New Mexico. It ranges in elevation from 4,500 to 6,272 feet, and receives approximately 7 inches of precipitation per year. Within the refuge borders lie three wilderness areas totaling approximately 30,850 acres and five research natural areas totaling 18,500 acres.

Climate - The refuge ranges in elevation from 4,500 to 6,272 feet, and receives approximately 7 inches of precipitation per year.

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Contact Information:
Bosque del Apache NWR, P.O. Box 1246 , Socorro, NM, 87801, Phone: 505-835-1828
, r2rw_bda@fws.gov

Additional Information:
New Mexico National Wildlife Refuges - Refuges in New Mexico attract healthy populations of bald eagles each winter and provide crucial stopovers for countless migratory birds every spring and fall.

Links:
Bosque del Apache NWR - Official agency website

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