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Randall Davey Audubon Center

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Upper Canyon Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87501
+1 505-983-4609
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Two visits here in one week!

My husband and I are from the UK and we are spending all this week in Santa Fe. We are keen... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Derbylady_8
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Derby
Loads of birds

The well-kept garden area near the visitor center attracts a wide variety of birds, including loads... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
forzaazzuri06
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boston, ma
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This 135-acre nature sanctuary serves as the state office and educational center for the National Audubon Society, which offers education programs and free natural history and birding walks throughout the year.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 16:00
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Upper Canyon Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87501
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I are from the UK and we are spending all this week in Santa Fe. We are keen photographers and enjoy nature and the outdoors. We loved our first visit here on Tuesday so much that we came today on the free...More

1  Thank Derbylady_8
Reviewed 1 week ago

The well-kept garden area near the visitor center attracts a wide variety of birds, including loads of hummingbirds. There's a short walking trail on site, too, and the Nature Conservancy maintains some nearby trails if you're looking for something longer.

Thank forzaazzuri06
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely setting. Close to town. Excellent place to take a nature walk. lots of information about bird watching .

Thank karensN3766VL
Reviewed 31 July 2017

A beautiful place with a well maintained trail. Although we didn't see many birds, we enjoyed the walk. We picnicked under the trees near the small family cemetery. The wildlife garden was very nice with bird feeders. Here we did see birds.

Thank Judy5816
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We got there by Uber, Our driver warned us that cell phone reception was poor to bar-less, so he arranged to come back and pick us up. I'm an amateur photographer who enjoys capturing birds I haven't seen before. In this regard our visit was...More

Thank Pat D
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This quaint place, at the end of a road of art galleries, is a quiet place to stroll around and enjoy the fresh air, or to have a picnic. An arched gateway into a grove of fruit trees is a find place for taking photographs,...More

Thank Ernest T. H
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

I went to the center because I like to photograph hummingbirds. I got there in the middle of the day (not the best time) to scout it out and only saw one hummer. In talking with the very nice docent there this area doesn't seem...More

1  Thank richard c
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We did not see birds but what a spcial place. We took a nice hike through he hills on a well-marked trail, visited the gardens and the Davey home. I enjoyed every minute of my tim there. There is still something about the area that...More

1  Thank Donald H
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We stopped in here after walking the Nature Conservancy trail just off Upper Canyon Road. You can visit the center, see what birds have been spotted and take a walk up the hill behind to see lovely views.

1  Thank Tessa S
Reviewed 3 June 2017

My wife and I came here for a free Saturday morning bird tour. Holy smokes, what an awesome experience and excellent staff! The tour attracted many experienced birders (unlike ourselves) and was lead by a volunteer guide who was frankly one of the top guides...More

Thank TheGrinchesDogMaxx
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AirstreamR
26 September 2016|
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Response from judyf | Reviewed this property |
Free - I left a small donation in the info/souvenir shop.
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Kirk S
17 May 2016|
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Response from sosantafe | Reviewed this property |
We have parked outside the gate when the center was closed during the winter. I imagine it is fine as long as you do not block the road for people coming later. Road is narrow.
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