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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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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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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Awesome place

Great for the walking trails you can go way back in the canyon. Watch out for bears. Peaceful place.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
metalli2sis
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great for the walking trails you can go way back in the canyon. Watch out for bears. Peaceful place.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to the Randall Davey Audubon center later in the morning, and we only saw hummingbirds, however, what a beautiful location! The trails are well maintained, and there are several benches to rest on if you need or desire to. The garden maintained by the local master gardeners is also a delight to walk through and see plants you... More 

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Potomac, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Let me start out by saying I am not a bird watcher. However, every summer when we come to Santa Fe we visit here once or twice. It is close to downtown and a wonderful place to get an easy walk. The scenery is beautiful and the bird's are an added attraction. For those into bird watching there are a... More 

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Mansfield, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our visit, but felt those with mobility issues would be challenged to make use of the entire facility.

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Cascade, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Lots of hiking trails, lots of native plants that were labeled...wonderful butterfly garden. Quiet place.

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Santa Fe, NM
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Really beautiful and calming place, lots of birds and the views are wonderful. Perfect backdrop for a wedding.

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Bellingham, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

This was high on my list of places to see in the santa fe area, and even though it was not easy to get there and back, it was worth the effort! Wind in the trees and birdsong and mountain air so fresh & relaxing, and I spied with my blue eyes 10 kinds of birds I had not seen... More 

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Denver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Love the drive up to the center and the location is lovely. It's a highlight of my Santa Fe visits and makes me feel like I have stepped back in time because of the tranquility of the spot. Great gift shop, lots of information.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Although we did not see many birds on the loop trail on the chilly morning we visited, the walk was invigorating with the pine-juniper forest all around and some decent views. Especially nice was the viewing platform on the east side of the loop - there we could hear a lot of birds (although difficult to see them) and this... More 

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Bridgetown, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

What an amazing gift the people of Santa Fe have. We had a quiet stroll in the gardens and watched the Honey eaters feeding. So fantastic.

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