Rio Grande Nature Center State Park, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America
The Rio Grande Nature Center State Park is across the Rio Grande in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The center state park occupies a third of the entire land area that houses two gardens, wildlife viewing areas, education building, and non-profit Wildlife Rescue building. The park also has human-made ponds to mimic the wetland features of Rio Grande. The park becomes the starting point of tourists who want to witness the Rio Grande. It is ia famous among students who take their field trips for bird and nature walks, lectures, and workshops. It has numerous trails for those who fancy enjoying the area on foot. There are also indoor viewing areas. The center also hosts three annual festivals – Summer Wings Festival, Nature in Winter Festival, and Herb fest.
The nature park is close to restaurants for quick eats like the Flying Star Café, which offers an organic menu. The M’tucci’s Italian restaurant includes steak in their Italian menu of kinds of pasta and pastries. The tourists in the area can also come to visit the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center for a historic ride, the Unser Racing Museum for classic racing cars, and the Los Pablos Historic Inn and Organic Farm for food and coffee. The Los Pablos Historic Inn and Holiday Express Inn Express & Suites are upscale yet affordable options for families and guests to stay in. Affordable options to stay in are at Econo Lodge Downtown and Sleep Inn Airport, to name a few. The nature center is famous for bird watching opportunities throughout the year.