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Leonora Curtin Wetland Preserve

#110 of 270 things to do in Santa Fe Features Animals
27283-I-25 W Frontage Rd, La Cienega, Santa Fe, NM 87507-4385
+1 505-428-1684
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A Little Piece of Nature

This is not a hike, nor a place that will give you sweeping vistas. It will, however, give you a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Goldstarvw
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Sarasota/Bradenton, Florida
Well marked trails, beautiful scenes, okay for birding

The main trail is wide enough for two to walk abreast. In late October the Rio Grande Cottonwoods... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
Red23Hair34
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La Junta, CO
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27283-I-25 W Frontage Rd, La Cienega, Santa Fe, NM 87507-4385
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not a hike, nor a place that will give you sweeping vistas. It will, however, give you a simple, quiet stroll through a part of Santa Fe that is ecologically important. This is good for those coming up to altitude, or those who...More

Thank Goldstarvw
SantaFeBotanical, Public Relations Manager at Leonora Curtin Wetland Preserve, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the lovely & thorough description, Goldstarvw! We hope to continue seeing you at the wetland.

Reviewed 26 October 2016

The main trail is wide enough for two to walk abreast. In late October the Rio Grande Cottonwoods are absolutely gorgeous. Robins and warblers are eating the Russian Olive berries.

Thank Red23Hair34
Reviewed 26 September 2016

If you like nature you can get out of the everyday stuff of Santa Fe and get to this preserve in a few minutes. It is not overwhelmed by tourists and one can have a peaceful walk. The trails are well marked. It is definitely...More

Thank TimeTravelingTexan
Reviewed 28 April 2016

We had a chance to explore the wetlands.. This is a rare moment in nature so close the Santa Fe. Walking paths are well maintained. Many wonderful trees and native plants, in the fall there will be an art show out here of sculpture incorporating...More

Thank LaJanet
Reviewed 23 February 2016

This small botanical preserve is a great place to go for a walk on a Saturday or Sunday in the summer. The huge old cottonwood trees are magnificent, the unusual plant specimens have labels, and the pond attracts a fantastic array of dragonflies. Birds love...More

Thank everlate
Reviewed 25 October 2015

One of the little-known treasures of Santa Fe, right off of I-25 and a few miles south of the city in La Cienega. This is NOT at Las Golindrinas or to be confused with the new garden on Camino Lejo at Museum Hill, and the...More

Thank santafean51
Reviewed 27 February 2012

This little gem is right along the interstate, but it is so surprising how quiet it is once you start walking down the easy trail. The wetlands here are a respite and delight in this high desert area. One time a volunteer made sure to...More

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