Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge

Description:

Alamosa and Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuges (NWR) are found in the heart of the Colorado's San Luis Valley. Alamosa NWR includes 11,169 acres of wetlands of various depths and sizes located primarily within the Rio Grande River flood plain. The natural wet meadows, river oxbows, and riparian corridors support high wildlife diversity including songbirds, water birds, raptors, deer, beaver, and coyotes.

Directions:

The headquarters for both Refuges is located at Alamosa NWR, 4 miles east of the town of Alamosa, Colorado, on Highway 160 and 2 miles south on El Rancho Lane. Monte Vista NWR is located 6 miles south of the town of Monte Vista on Highway 15.

Phone:

719-589-4021

Email:

alamosa@fws.gov

Address:

9383 El Rancho Lane Alamosa, CO 81101

Activities:

Auto Touring Hiking Hunting Visitor Center

Organization:

FWS - Fish and Wildlife Service

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