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Randall Davey Audubon Center

Address: Upper Canyon Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone Number: 505/983-4609
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Ranked #37 of 211 things to do in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature & wildlife areas, Nature & Parks
Owner description: This 135-acre nature sanctuary serves as the state office and educational center for the National...
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Type: Nature & wildlife areas, Nature & Parks
Hours:
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Owner description: 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.

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Ashford, Connecticut
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48 reviews 48 reviews
9 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We enjoyed the short hike around the preserve and did part of the Dale Ball trail. The trail was icy/muddy at this time of year. We'll probably return when it is warmer. Ran out of time to visit the Audubon Center.

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Houston, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We enjoyed spending time at the audubon center. The walking trails are well marked. There are great views of the mountains and valleys in the area. It is a great spot for photos and exploring nature.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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89 reviews 89 reviews
46 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This is a must see on your Santa Fe trip; located on Upper Canyon Road, it is a special Gem! You need to take a little time to enjoy this Audubon Center.

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Broomfield, Colorado
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Good place to stretch and get away from the shopping in DT Santa Fe. Nice Bookstore. Close to a preserve with trails and trails to hike. The education center is informative.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Just five minutes from Downtown you can take a wonderful nature hike and enjoy a micro climate, which includes wetlands and beaver home. FYI closed for the winter.

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Santa Fe
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We've been going since the kids were young, but it is a serene escape anytime with anyone. Romantic, contemplative, with nature and history ~ what more do you want?

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New York City, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I like to go up here for a short hike, some peace and quiet, an interesting bookshop. Its usually not crowded while also close to town.

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Tempe, Arizona
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Early hike and bird watching on a Saturday morning early November This centre is fantastic for birding, lovely hikes from there, and the most brilliant, informative staff..

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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145 reviews 145 reviews
41 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This is one of my favorite stops in Santa Fe. It's just at the top of Canyon Road, but far above the glamour and glitz. The Center has a very pretty old home that overlooks the valley, lovely gardens that are full of birdlife in both spring and fall, and helpful volunteers. For newcomers to the SW there's a lovely... More 

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New York City, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We arrived when they were closing the gates, however we were allowed in and told to make sure we close it on our way out. This place is beautiful, we took one of the short trails and enjoyed it very much! After the walk we sat by the museum, which was closed but we peek through the windows and it... More 

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