- The Open Space Visitor Center (OSVC) has exhibits interpreting the natural and cultural resources the Open Space Division protects.
- Support the Open Space Division by shopping at our Gift Shop! See the Open Space Alliance Gift Shop Facebook page for shop hours and information.
- 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.
Open Space Featured Events
View all upcoming events on the Open Space events calendar.
- See information on the Shooting Range State Park.
- Learn about paddle sports and other activities in the .
- Teachers, parents and students: learn about the Open Space Alliance's Get into Open Space!
Open Space News
The Open Space Alliance
- Join the Open Space Division's non-profit friends group, the Open Space Alliance.
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.
Open Space Events
An art exhibit about flora and fauna
An exhibit exploring our disposable culture and the best way to remediate the impacts on our soil.
Join the Open Space Division and the Open Space Alliance for this annual spring cleaning of the Sandia Foothills Open Space.
A day of family-friendly activities to celebrate the season pollinators are most active.
Dr. Matt Schmader introduces participants to a 1,000 room pueblo.
A special event to support the Open Space Visitor Center's Planting for People and Pollinators Day
The Open Space Visitor Center would like to invite you to participate in helping us with the next stage of the rehabilitation of Field 1, the agricultural field just north of the Visitor Center. We will scatter native grass seeds throughout the field in order to rehabilitate the landscape.
Join American Rivers, the City of Albuquerque Open Space Division, Kirtland Outdoor Recreation, REI, the Rotary Club of Albuquerque, the West Central Alliance of Neighbors and other organizations for this annual cleanup of the Rio Grande!
Taoist QiGong class with Certified Energy Arts Instructor Marcy Pincus