Socorro Field Office
198 Neel Avenue NW
Socorro, NM 87801-4648
The Socorro Nature Area is a 120-acre environmental education area in the Rio Grande Bosque. The area includes a ½-mile self-guiding nature walk with interpretive signs, a pond, and amphitheatre. It also has picnic tables, a group shelter, and a restroom.
Map + Directions
Take Exit 156 (Lemitar Exit) off Interstate 25 to State Road 408 intersection. Turn to the east and travel 1.1 miles eastward along State Road 408 across railroad track to T intersection. Turn right and travel southward for 0.2 mile and turn left onto a maintained dirt county road. Travel 0.5 mile eastward across irrigation and drain ditches to area.