South End Walking Trail
La Joya, New Mexico 87028
La Joya Wildlife Management Area information and map
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La Joya Wildlife Area, 3,405 acres, is located about 20 miles north of Socorro. La Joya Wildlife Area was purchased in various parcels through 1940 to provide habitat for waterfowl, sandhill cranes, shorebirds, and songbirds. The La Joya Wildlife Area contains ponds, canals, drains, and crop fields along and adjacent to the Rio Grande.
Wildlife watchers may see various waterfowl, songbirds, and quail. Good binoculars are important. The best time to view wildlife is at dawn or dusk. Allowed March 15-August 31.
From La Joya Wildlife Management Area information and map