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Randall Davey Audubon Center & Sanctuary

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Address: Randall Davey Audubon Center, Santa Fe, NM
Phone Number: +1 505-983-4609
08:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Sat 08:00 - 16:00

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Great hike

We went here because our daughter loves birds and when you walk up the the visiter center you are greeted by several humming birds. The hike was awesome. They have signs telling... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 August 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We went here because our daughter loves birds and when you walk up the the visiter center you are greeted by several humming birds. The hike was awesome. They have signs telling you that it is getting more difficult. My kids (1,3and 5) were able to get really far. We packed plenty if snacks lunch and water. We didn't see... More 

Thank persephonek
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Knowledgeable volunteer staffed the center. Trails were very nice, lots of birds and calls, interesting panorama and trails connect with another partner in conservancy, the Dale Ball trails. Master gardeners helped design and maintain the spaces near the offices, in plants that attract hummingbirds, bees and butterflies. The Davey house itself only holds tours on Fridays so we missed that.... More 

Thank YogaDoc601
Iowa City, IA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

A free (donations accepted) lovely hike that be extended into the national forest. It was a cold sunny Saturday morning and we saw only one other person. The chickadees and finches kept us company…saw a deer and a squirrel. It is a peaceful and beautiful place to hike among the pines. At the birdfeeders near the information center, we saw... More 

Thank GailCheryl
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014

Being bird lovers, we thought a visit to the Randall Davey Audubon Center might be a lovely thing to include in our recent visit to Santa Fe. As Audubon members, we were very please to see what's going on at this simple and well-crafted nature center and sanctuary. We several easy hiking trails included in the sanctuary and Nature Conservancy... More 

2 Thank reyditutto2
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014

Past the galleries on Canyon Road is this woodsy sanctuary. Walking among the trees was a delightful change from the desert environment. We heard lots of birds but only spotted a black-chinned hummingbird and Steller's jay.

Thank Nancy505
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2013

At just a few minutes' drive from Canyon Road, it really is worth a quick visit. Around the center (which has a lovely gift shop and some historic buildings) there are lots of birdfeeders that attract a range of birds and critters. The trails are well-made and wind through pinon woodland, where you can sometimes see wildlife (early AM is... More 

2 Thank wildlifephotog
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2013

Very nice landscaping. The trail was short and we saw no birds or animals. We did see many wonderful sphinx moths!

1 Thank sunshine1850
Flagler Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2013

A great place to easily see and photograph humming birds and a number of different seed eaters. There are some nice walks on the hill side as well. Go in the morning and evening, of course.

3 Thank sherrrrry

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