The Open Space Summer Series 2015
The 2015 Open Space Summer Series calendar is now available!
Fire Season is Here!
- The Open Space Visitor Center (OSVC) has exhibits interpreting the natural and cultural resources the Open Space Division protects.
- In the Gallery: Bosque, an Art Exhibit, Opening July 5th and running through September 27th, 2015.
- Open Space Visitor Center Gift Shop. Shop and support the Open Space Division and the Open Space Alliance!
- See a variety of art and media from local, national and international artists in the Open Space Visitor Center Gallery.
Open Space Lands Information
- MAPS! Download Open Space trail maps.
- City Open Space Space partners with Google to provide virtual tours of Open Space trails.
- View City of Albuquerque Open Space land information.
- Open Space Annual Pass form and information.
- See information on the Shooting Range State Park.
- Learn about paddle sports and other activities in the .
- Fire Restrictions and Closures on Open Space.
- Teachers, parents and students: learn about the Open Space Alliance's Get into Open Space! Transportation Awards.
- Find out about Trail Watch and Visitor Center volunteer programs and learn how to adopt an Open Space.
- Help out at an Annual Volunteer Event.
Open Space Events
Open Space News
The Open Space Alliance
- Join the Open Space Division's non-profit friends group, the Open Space Alliance.
- Support the Open Space Division and the Open Space Alliance when you shop at the Open Space Visitor Center Gift Shop.
Rules and Regulations
- See a list of general Open Space rules and regulations for Visitors.
- Find out about general Parks and Recreation Department rules and regulations.
- Want to host a special event on Open Space lands? All special events require a permit! Please see our list of Open Space regulations for more information.
About the Open Space Division
Open Space works to acquire and protect the natural character of land designated as major public Open Space in the 1988 revised City of Albuquerque Comprehensive Plan.
These lands, which comprise more than 29,000 acres in and around Albuquerque, are managed to:
- Conserve natural and archaeological resources
- Provide opportunities for outdoor education
- Provide a place for low impact recreation
- Define the edges of the urban environment.
The Open Space Advisory Board
The Open Space Advisory Board consists of citizens that assist the Open Space Division with the implementation of the Division's Mission.
Contact Open Space Division Administrative Offices
Phone: (505) 452-5200 or 311
Email: [email protected]
Open Space Division
Parks and Recreation
P.O. Box 1293
Albuquerque, NM 87103
Administrative Offices Physical Address
3615 Los Picaros SE
Albuquerque, NM 87105
Open Space Visitor Center
6500 Coors NE
Albuquerque, NM 87120
Open Space Events
'Bosque' is a multi-media group exhibition that invites people to interpret their relationship with the Albuquerque riverside forest.
A guided nature walk taking place the first Sunday of the month, every month. Register at 897-8831.
UNM Professor Enrique Lamadrid, folklorist and environmental educator, speaks about riparian landscapes in urban areas and how they have been manipulated.
Submit your proposals for works to be shown in the Open Space Visitor Center Gallery in 2016.
Seven local authors launch their collection of short stories entitled Apricots and Tortillas.
This event is a great way to give back to our public lands, meet some fellow geocachers, and have some fun!
A workshop and poetry reading led by Jules Nyquist and Poetry Playhouse.
Featuring flutist Bonnie Schmader and friends.
PARCH is a group art exhibition exploring the nature of water. Water has a transformational quality, carving the political and physical landscapes of our world.
The annual corn maze at the Los Poblanos Fields Open Space is back! A partnership of the City of Albuquerque Open Space Division and Rio Grande Community Farm.
Training for Trail Watch and Adopt an Open Space
Join the City of Albuquerque Open Space Division for a variety of volunteer projects in the Rio Grande Valley State Park including reforestation, trail work, and trash cleanup.
Make a Difference Day is a national day of community service held annually at the end of October.