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Open Space Etiquette to Consider When On-Site

You can do your part and set a good example for others by keeping Open Spaces clean, practicing good trail etiquette and being responsible with your pets. In order to preserve Open Space properties for the safety and enjoyment of everyone, the following activities are not allowed:

  • Operation of motorized vehicles outside of designated areas
  • Dumping and/or littering
  • Possession of firearms, weapons, or explosive devices
  • Camping and open fires
  • Consumption of alcoholic beverages
  • Possession of glass containers
  • Pets off leash
  • Disturbing or feeding wildlife
  • Fishing, hunting or trapping
  • Swimming, wading, or bathing
  • Removing or disturbing natural or historic/cultural resources
  • Vandalism of any kind

A full list of prohibited activities can be found in Sec. 58-57 of the Bernalillo County Open Space Management Ordinances (Chapter 58, Article II of the Bernalillo County Code of Ordinances).

Please report violations when you see them happening by calling the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Department (non-emergency) at (505) 798-7000.

 

Northern Properties

 

Eastern Properties

     

 

Southern Properties

     

 

Partner Managed Open Space

Properties that have significant Bernalillo County involvement, but do not belong to the county. See more below.

 

Multi-Use Trail

Various bike and pedestrian trails that are maintained by multiple agencies. See more below.

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  • Certified Mindfulness Teacher and Master Naturalist volunteer, Marnie Rehn, will guide you on a mindfulness exploration through Bachechi Open Space. Explore with your senses, igniting your sense of wonder as you experience yourself as part of the natural environment. Class size is limited to adhere to COVID-Safe practices and public health order guidelines. Upon registration, specific details will be provided about meeting location, how to prepare, where to park, and more. Register early to ensure your spot. Registration closes on April 14 or until class is filled.
    Time:
    4/17/2021 9:00 AM - 4/17/2021 11:00 AM

  • Albuquerque’s City Nature Challenge Coordinators Laurel Ladwig and Selena Connealy will teach how to use this app to help identify local flora and fauna. Learn more about the City Nature Challenge event taking place at this time and how you can participate! Registration closes April 23.
    Time:
    4/24/2021 9:00 AM - 4/24/2021 11:00 AM

  • In this workshop, we will use the ABQ Backyard Refuge Program (ABQ BRP) workbook and learn a myriad of ways the Bachechi Open Space might better support local plants and wildlife. Meet with the ABQ BRP team who will feature Bachechi Open Space as an example to demonstrate the first step in becoming a certified habitat – and in turn, be able to certify your own garden as a backyard refuge. Registration closes May 14.
    Time:
    5/15/2021 9:00 AM - 5/15/2021 10:30 AM

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