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Randall Davey Audubon Center

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Address: Upper Canyon Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone Number: 505/983-4609
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: This 135-acre nature sanctuary serves as the state office and educational...
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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Great peaceful car, great staff, great garden and good small and longer hiking

Great place at top of upper canyon road. Hiking around too. Half mile loop easy for kids. There is also access to another trail halfway thru the half mile trail that is really... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Dallas, Texas
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Great place at top of upper canyon road. Hiking around too. Half mile loop easy for kids. There is also access to another trail halfway thru the half mile trail that is really pretty....we'll for the 10-15 minutes we did it. We did run into some wildlife and had to turn around. Was told it was unusual so do not... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

A local fireman directed me here when I was in search of an easy morning hike, and I am forever grateful to him for it. The trail, which is clearly marked and not hard on the knees uphill or down, meanders through a beautiful cross-section of desert scrub, and mountain pines. Tons of photo ops, with birds, butterflies, and lush... More 

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Natick,Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We loved this nature walk in Santa Fe.Highly recommend the tour with one of the birding specialists. Our guide, Tom, was excellent and we saw and were introduced to many birds on this short walk through the trails in Santa Fe.Highly recommended. it is about a 10 minute drive from downtown.

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Tempe, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I love going to this centre whenever I visit SF. This time with the garden full of early summer flowers it was a treat to sit in front of the feeders early on a Tuesday morning, no one else there and watch Evening Grosbeaks, Pine Siskin, Black Headed Grosbeaks and Nuthatches, all vying for the feeders. Lovely walk in the... More 

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Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This is a nice little walk around an old reservoir off upper Alameda which also connects to the extensive trail system in this part of Santa Fe so you can just knock off a quick mile, or, if you are more ambitious, hike for quite a while. Nothing is too steep either and you are never that far from civilization.... More 

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Marion, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed walking around the center, watching the bird feeders, and seeing the magnificent plants. We were here in the evening in early June and saw canyon towhee, scrub jay, pine siskin, black headed grosbeak, broad tailed hummingbird, and house finches. Spotted towhees were out along the path, and is a beautiful setting. If you ask at the nature... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This audbon park is lovey for a simple hike with beautiful scenery. Hummingbirds and butterflies are everywhere. Well marked trail and local plants make for a great hike. Super for familie and nature lovers!

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The setting for this popular Audubon center is the historic home of artist Randall Davey and the magnificent old cottonwoods planted around the house so long ago provide a feeling of tranquility. There is an education building, native garden planted to attract birds, a small nature shop, and a bulletin board where visitors can log their daily sightings. If you... More 

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Ashford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 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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Additional Information about Randall Davey Audubon Center

Address: Upper Canyon Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone Number: 505/983-4609
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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