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Southeastern New Mexico Sights

Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge

  • 4065 Bitter Lakes Rd. Map It
  • Roswell
  • Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

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From the viewing platforms along the 8½-mi self-guided tour at the Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, you can watch for snow geese, sandhill cranes, and other exotic birds, along with more-familiar species.

Sight Information


4065 Bitter Lakes Rd., ; from Roswell, head north on U.S. 285, then turn east on Pine Lodge Rd. for 7 mi, Roswell, New Mexico, 88201, United States

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Daily dawn–dusk


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