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Address: 6500 Coors Blvd., Albuquerque, NM 87103
Phone Number: 505-897-8831
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Quiet in the Middle of the City

Spent part of a Sunday afternoon visiting this space - mostly to take in part of the annual crane migration. There were many birds - including cranes and Canadian Geese that were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Spent part of a Sunday afternoon visiting this space - mostly to take in part of the annual crane migration. There were many birds - including cranes and Canadian Geese that were feeding in the open field and other than birds squawking (which I love) it was quiet and I had some time to myself. The gallery inside was lovely... More 

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new mexico
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220 reviews 220 reviews
55 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The Open Space Visitor Center is open Tuesday-Sunday year round. Inside, one will find an art gallery with changing exhibits, dioramas and murals depicting and explaining the settlement of this area, artifacts, scenic views, a gift shop, and helpful, eager volunteers. At this time of year, sandhill cranes are a big draw and can be seen munching along with geese... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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91 reviews 91 reviews
50 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Who would have thought that beavers and porcupines could thrive on the edge of modern subdivisions? On the 2 1/2-hour bosque (Spanish for "woods") nature hike held the first Sunday of every month and starting at the Open Space Visitor Center at 9 a.m., volunteer naturalist Verne Huser showed us trees that beavers had gnawed to access the (to them)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

The Open Space Visitor Center has lovely vistas and a number of easy hiking trails, The center has amazing artwork both inside and out.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

I had been driving by this place for the past 4 years with the intention of stopping and just "never had the time", so I finally put it on my daily to do list, loaded up the dog and the camera and headed over there. What a delightful place even in winter. Inside the visitors center they have a children's'... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

A former grand estate, the layout and location are perfect. Hidden off Coors, you can get away from the noise and sprawl and experience the area as it was years ago.

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albuquerque
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70 reviews 70 reviews
11 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2011

The Open Space Visitor Center is a multi-use facility that serves as an orientation center for Albuquerque's numerous official open spaces and green belt areas. It also serves as a meeting place, art gallery, classroom and trailhead for hiking and biking. It's a beautiful facility in an of itself with rambling grounds, natural lighting, courtyards decorated with hand painted tiles... More 

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