Learn more about the Asombro Institute for Science Education, the nonprofit the owns and operates the Chihuahuan Desert Nature Park, and the Nature Park itself by reading our brochure.


Passport to Outdoor Fun


This fun program from the Take It Outside, NM coalition (Asombro is a partner) encourages people of all ages to get outside and explore New Mexico. Get a stamp at each outdoor area you visit, and turn the passport in to receive a patch!


Desert Discovery Trail Booklet


This self-guided booklet for the Desert Discovery Trail will help you unlock some the desert’s many secrets. As you walk the trail, you will learn about archaeology, geology, soil, plants, animals, and much more. If you have only limited time, read the bulleted list in the box at the top of each page. If you want more details, read the rest of the text.




Asombo’s newsletters provide quarterly updates on the Nature Park and the organization at large. Look in our archives for over a decade of past information.



Check out our blog for monthly updates on Asombro and the Chihuahuan Desert Nature Park. Past posts highlight events, describe the flora and fauna at the park in winter, and more.