Socorro Nature Area


The Socorro Nature Area is a 120-acre environmental education area in the Rio Grande Bosque. The area includes a ¿-mile self-guiding nature walk with interpretive signs, a pond, and amphitheatre. It also has picnic tables, a group shelter, and a restroom.


Take Exit 156 (Lemitar Exit) off Interstate 25 to State Road 408 intersection. Turn to the east and travel 1.1 miles eastward along State Road 408 across railroad track to "T" intersection. Turn right and travel southward for 0.2 mile and turn left onto a maintained dirt county road. Travel 0.5 mile eastward across irrigation and drain ditches to area.


(575) 835-0412



Socorro Field Office 901 S. Highway 85 Socorro, NM 87801-4648


Camping Interpretive Programs Hiking Picnicking Wildlife Viewing


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