Bitter Lake

National Wildlife Refuge - New Mexico

Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge is located in two separate sections in central Chaves County, New Mexico, a few miles northeast of the city of Roswell. Both sections lie on the banks of the Pecos River. The refuge provides habitat for migratory birds such as the sandhill crane and the snow goose, but it is also notable for rare native fish and the over 90 species of dragonflies and damselflies that inhabit the refuge.

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Visitor Map of Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in New Mexico. Published by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS).Bitter Lake - Visitor Map

Visitor Map of Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in New Mexico. Published by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS).

Bitter Lake NWR https://www.fws.gov/refuge/bitter_lake/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bitter_Lake_National_Wildlife_Refuge Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge is located in two separate sections in central Chaves County, New Mexico, a few miles northeast of the city of Roswell. Both sections lie on the banks of the Pecos River. The refuge provides habitat for migratory birds such as the sandhill crane and the snow goose, but it is also notable for rare native fish and the over 90 species of dragonflies and damselflies that inhabit the refuge.
EvqMhE The refuge is open every day from one hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset. The tour road is open daily. The Visitor Center is open Monday through Saturday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Visitor Center is closed for federal holidays. For Additional Information: Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge 4065 Bitter Lakes Road Roswell, NM 88201 575/625-4011 575/625-4004 FAX www.fws.gov/southwest/refuges/ July 2015 Sinkhole in wilderness area. Noel Sivertson/USFWS

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