Bernardo Waterfowl Area-Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge

Bernardo Waterfowl Area-Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge Hike
In Socorro Region


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map Hike Key: H10577
Last Updated: 03/08/2021
Last Updated By: Marilyn Fixer
Hike Class: B (Moderate)
Hike Distance: 6.5 mi
Minimum Elevation: 4760 ft
Elevation Change: 360 ft
Total Uphill: 360 ft
Total Downhill: 360 ft
Avg. Grade: 5 %
Route Type: Multiple Hikes
On Trail: Yes
Paved or Gravel Roads: Yes
GPS Advised: No
Drive Distance Round Trip: 130 mi
Drive Time One-Way: 1:15
Hiking Seasons: Fall and Winter
New Mexico Game Unit: 14
Hike Status: In Process

Highlights

See hundreds of sandhill cranes and snow geese without traveling far from Albuquerque. Then hike interesting terrain on the previously inaccessible Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge

Cautions

None.

Trailhead Directions

Take I-25 south to exit 175, Bernardo. For part one of the hike, follow signs to Ladd S. Gordon Waterfowl Management Area. Go under I-25 and turn left on NM 116. After 1.7 miles turn right into the Bernardo area, cross railroad tracks and PARK at the welcome sign. For part two of this multi-hike, return to the intersection of NM 116 and US 60. Return back under the interstate and turn left.Take I-25 south to exit 169. Take exit and make a sharp right turn and proceed 0.25 miles to the Visitor’s Center. Park in the Visitor’s Center Lot.

Actual Hike

See the individual hike descriptions: Bernardo Waterfowl Area and Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge.

Comments

The hike data assume that the van drives the hikers about half-way along the track at the Bernardo Waterfowl Area.


Text Author: Dawn McIntyre
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Maintainer: Dawn McIntyre
Editor: Marilyn Warrant