The festival informs visitors about the wildlife and natural vegetation and cycles of the Rio Grande bosque. The Sandhill Crane Festival in Albuquerque is less well known than the Bosque del Apache Festival of Cranes, but an extremely worthwhile event to attend. Learn about the wildlife of the bosque as well as sandhill cranes.
The Sandhill Crane Festival celebrates cranes with events that include arts and crafts, art shows and music, nature talks and walks, and the chance to see the cranes through high powered binoculars. The art galleries at the center will feature works that reflect the beauty of the bosque and its inhabitants.
November 17 & 18, 2012
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Call 505-897-8831 for more information.
The Open Space Visitor Center is located at 6500 Coors Blvd. NW, between Montano and Paseo del Norte, at the end of Bosque Meadows Road.
See images from the Sandhill Crane Festival.