Cibola National Wildlife Refuge

66600 Cibola Lake Rd.
Cibola, AZ 85328- Map It
(928) 857-3253

AAA Editor Notes

Cibola National Wildlife Refuge is 17 mi. s. on Neighbors Blvd., across the Cibola Bridge, then 3.5 mi. s. to 66600 Cibola Lake Rd. Home to many wildlife species including more than 288 species of birds as well as desert tortoises, mule deer and bobcats, the refuge has a visitor center with interpretive displays. A 1-mile nature trail winds through three native habitats: cottonwood, mesquite and willow. From an elevated observation deck, winter visitors can view flocks of geese, ducks and sandhill cranes on a 20-acre pond. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
Free.
Hours: Refuge daily 30 minutes before sunrise-30 minutes after sunset. Visitors center Mon.-Fri. 8-4:30, Nov.-Mar. Hours may be extended; phone ahead to confirm schedule. Wildlife is best viewed Nov.-Feb. Closed major holidays.