Aldo Leopold Forest Trail

Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Named for one of the pioneers of the modern conservation movement, the Aldo Leopold Trail offers great opportunities for wildlife viewing within the city limits of Albuquerque. The Aldo Leopold Forest Trail was dedicated in 2009 in honor of Leopold and his love of the Rio Grande and the Rio Grande Valley. This short and easy day hike celebrates a leader in the conservation movement. Widely acknowledged as the father of modern-day wildlife conservation, Aldo Leopold was a conservationist, forester, writer, and outdoor enthusiast.
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by JD Tanner and Emily Ressler-Tanner (Falcon Guides)

Named for one of the pioneers of the modern conservation movement, the Aldo Leopold Trail offers great opportunities for wildlife viewing within the city limits of Albuquerque. The Aldo Leopold Forest Trail was dedicated in 2009 in honor of Leopold and his love of the Rio Grande and the Rio Grande Valley.

This short and easy day hike celebrates a leader in the conservation movement. Widely acknowledged as the father of modern-day wildlife conservation, Aldo Leopold was a conservationist, forester, writer, and outdoor enthusiast.

© 2013 JD Tanner and Emily Ressler-Tanner/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Albuquerque
Distance: 2.7
Trail Type: Out-and-back
Skill Level: Easy
Duration: 1.5 hours
Season: Year-round. Open daily 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Local Contacts: Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd. NW, Albuquerque; (505) 897-8831; www.cabq.gov/openspace/visitorcenter.html
Local Maps: USGS Los Griegos; trail map available at nature center
Driving Directions: Directions to Aldo Leopold Forest Trail

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