Located on 30,000 acres of uninterrupted land, The Open Space Visitors Center is a hub for outdoor activity and admiring the natural beauty of the Southwest. Whether you’re an avid explorer or looking for something fun to add to your itinerary, you won’t want to skip this immersive experience. Here is everything you need to know about the Albuquerque Open Space and the most fun things to do during your visit.
Albuquerque Open Space is just one of the many incredible attractions that you won’t want to skip in Albuquerque. With so many incredible things to see and experience, you’ll hardly know where to begin. Request your free copy of our Vacation Guide for a full list of our area’s top activities, dining, shopping, entertainment, and much more. It’s all you’ll need to plan the perfect getaway to Albuquerque!
Experience Albuquerque Open Space
Since 1988, Albuquerque Open Space has worked to conserve the land’s natural and archaeological resources, provide opportunities for outdoor education, and provide a place for low-impact recreation. Guests will have the opportunity to enjoy educational exhibits, art galleries, and fantastic events in a quiet and peaceful setting. Plus, you’ll have the chance to explore the land for yourself on the land’s extensive Open Space trails and bird watching spots. The opportunities for a full day in the outdoors are nearly limitless.
3 Exciting Activities in Albuquerque Open Space
1. Shooting Range State Park
If you’re hoping to sharpen your shooting skills, the Shooting Range State Park provides a safe and legal place practice using firearms for recreational and hunting purposes. Highly trained range staff are also available to teach you new tricks and ensure the safety of patrons.
2. Paddling the Rio Grande River
On a warm day, there’s nothing more refreshing than a kayak or canoe ride down the Rio Grande River. This is also a great opportunity to see some of Albuquerque’s water birds and enjoy the scenery from a whole new vantage point.
3. Albuquerque Open Space Events
From art fairs and workshops to yoga classes and film screenings, there is always something fun going on at Albuquerque Open Space. No matter what time of year you visit, you’ll be sure to find an event that you won’t want to miss. Be sure to check their calendar to see which events you’ll be able to attend during your visit.
Book the Ultimate Albuquerque Getaway at Bottger Mansion of Old Town
After spending a fun-filled day at Albuquerque Open Space, we invite you to come back to our cozy Old Town bed & breakfast for a full evening of pure relaxation. We provide lovely rooms, outstanding amenities, and friendly hospitality, along with a warm, delicious breakfast served first thing in the morning that will help you start your day off right. Explore the many attractions of Albuquerque or simply soak up the peace and quiet of our cozy inn and all its excellent qualities. Our beautiful haven of New Mexico is waiting for you, so check our availability and book your stay today!