Leonora Curtin Wetland Preserve
49A W Frontage Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Nature Preserve: Birding, Hike, Walk, Wildlife
The Leonora Curtin Wetland Preserve is a 35-acre nature preserve located on the I-25 frontage road south of Santa Fe. The preserve is adjacent to El Rancho de las Golondrinas in La Cienega. This rare natural cienega, or “marsh” in Spanish, hosts a bountiful diversity of plants and wildlife. The Preserve contains three distinct plant communities or zones. They are: riparian/wetland, transitional, and dry uplands.