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Firearms & Hunting

The use of firearms and hunting is PROHIBITED on all Open Space properties.


The discharge of any firearm, bow, pellet gun, BB gun, slingshot, paintball markers or similar device is not permitted.

See Shooting Range Park for information on public range facilities.


Hunting is allowed within the Sandia Mountain Wilderness Area, but is PROHIBITED on all Open Space properties. Anyone witnessing poaching can call the Albuquerque office of the NM Game and Fish Department at 222-4700 M-F between 8am and 5pm or on weekends and after 5pm call 827-9376. Please pay careful attention to National Forest Service and Open Space boundaries if hunting in the Sandia Mountain Wilderness.

NM Game and Fish Rules and Information, hunting season dates, etc. are available on line at