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Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Rank: 201 4 Activites Phone: (915)-828-3251 Email: gumo_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 11.96 miles

Guadalupe Mountains National Park is the world's premier example of a fossil reef from the Permian Era. The park is known for its extensive hiking and backpacking opportunities in one of the nation's most pristine wilderness areas. Birding, history, and many other opportunities to learn and have fun await visitors in this hidden gem of West Texas.

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Guadalupe Mountains Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 14.44 miles

The Guadalupe Mountains Wilderness now contains a total of 46,850 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Texas. In 1978 the Guadalupe Mountains Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solit...

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Carlsbad Caverns Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 27.41 miles

The Carlsbad Caverns Wilderness now contains a total of 33,125 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 1978 the Carlsbad Caverns Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitu...

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Black River Recreation Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (575)-887-6544 Email: dgyounge@blm.gov Distance: 29.14 miles

The 1,200-acre Black River Recreation Area is managed to provide low-impact recreation and environmental education opportunities while maintaining a healthy river system and riparian habitat. This river corridor acts as a transition zone between the limestone foothills of the Guadalupe Escarpment and the southern gypsum soils to the east. Several spring-fed pools within the area comprise the headw...

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Rank: 134 2 Activites Phone: (575)-785-2232 Email: cave_park_information@nps.gov Distance: 53.69 miles

High rising ancient sea ledges, deep rocky canyons, cactus, grasses and thorny shrubs - who would imagine the hidden treasures deep beneath this rugged landscape? Secretly tucked below the desert terrain are more than 119 known caves - all formed when sulfuric acid dissolved the surrounding limestone.

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Pecos River Corridor Recreation Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (575)-887-6544 Email: dgyounge@blm.gov Distance: 56.33 miles

The Pecos River Corridor Recreation Area includes 6,000 acres of land with access to the Pecos River and areas surrounding the Red Bluff Reservoir. This area provides opportunity for water-based recreation and semi-primitive motorized recreation. A public access boat ramp is on the New Mexico side of Red Bluff Reservoir.

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Guadalupe Back Country Byway National Park

1 Activites Phone: (575)-887-6512 Email: dgyounge@blm.gov Distance: 56.86 miles

The Guadalupe Back Country Byway follows NM-137 for 30 miles through the Chihuahuan Desert, the Guadalupe Escarpment, and Lincoln National Forest. A varied landscape thrives here; from limestone outcroppings to thick pine forest stands to underground caves. Recreation abounds within these public lands. Go hiking, backpacking, mountain biking or horseback riding along one of many trails. Interac...

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Avalon Reservoir National Park

9 Activites Phone: (575)-885-3203 Distance: 58.84 miles

Avalon Dam and Reservoir, Carlsbad Project, are located on the Pecos River 3 miles north of Carlsbad, New Mexico. The dam is a zoned earthfill structure constructed in 1907. Recreation at Avalon Reservoir is managed by the Carlsbad Irrigation District under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. New Mexico Department of Game and Fish stocks reservoir and provides law enforcement. The recreat...

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Brantley Reservoir National Park

9 Activites Phone: (575)-457-2384 Email: adrian.stiteler@state.nm.us Distance: 59.10 miles

Recreation at Brantley Dam, Reservoir, Brantley Project, is managed by New Mexico State Parks under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The State Park is open 24 hours year round. There is a visitor center 4.5 miles from park entrance at U.S. 285. Good access roads. No concessionaires. No food service. No lodging within park. Nearest communities from park entrance are Carlsbad, 12 miles ...

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Lincoln National Forest Park

10 Activites Email: Lincoln_General_Comments@fs.fed.us Distance: 94.96 miles

Welcome to the Lincoln's Recreation page.  General Questions about Recreating on the Lincoln? Call your local Ranger Station and check on temperatures, conditions, best place to go for your wishes and much more.Download Geo-PDF's of popular trail areas for use in your phones:  Click Here

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Fort Davis National Historic Site

Rank: 278 1 Activites Phone: (432)-426-3224 Email: John_Heiner@nps.gov Distance: 95.16 miles

Fort Davis is one of the best surviving examples of an Indian Wars' frontier military post in the Southwest. From 1854 to 1891, Fort Davis was strategically located to protect emigrants, mail coaches, and freight wagons on the Trans-Pecos portion of the San Antonio-El Paso Road and on the Chihuahua Trail.

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Chamizal National Memorial Park

Rank: 213 3 Activites Email: washington_watley@nps.gov Distance: 99.39 miles

Chamizal is more than just an urban park to recreate or enjoy a quiet afternoon. These park grounds stand for peace; the peaceful settlement of a 100-year border dispute between nations. Not one shot was fired; not one war was waged. The memorial celebrates the culture of the borderland that helped to peacefully navigate an international argument.

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Two Rivers Dam National Park

1 Activites Phone: (505)-472-3115 Distance: 106.61 miles

Visitors can see antelope during fall season. The reservoir is dry except for limited storage during spring runoffs. From Roswell, 14 mi W on US 70/380, 7 mi S on project access road.

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White Sands National Monument Park

Rank: 117 5 Activites Email: whsa_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 108.55 miles

Rising from the heart of the Tularosa Basin is one of the world's great natural wonders - the glistening white sands of New Mexico. Great wave-like dunes of gypsum sand have engulfed 275 square miles of desert, creating the world's largest gypsum dunefield. White Sands National Monument preserves a major portion of this unique dunefield, along with the plants and animals that live here.

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Dripping Springs Natural Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (575)-525-4300 Email: ogomez@blm.gov Distance: 113.06 miles

Overlooking Las Cruces from the east are the Organ Mountains, a haven for hikers and adventure seekers alike. The Organs, which rise to over 9,000 feet in elevation, are so named because of the steep, needle-like spires that resemble the pipes of an organ. This picturesque area of rocky peaks, narrow canyons and open woodlands shelters the Dripping Springs Natural Area, noted for its ¿weeping wal...

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Soledad Canyon Day Use Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (575)-525-4300 Email: ogomez@blm.gov Distance: 113.50 miles

The Soledad Canyon Day Use Area is at the juncture of two canyons -- Bar Canyon and Soledad Canyon -- and is in the western foothills of the Organ mountains. The area includes the three-mile loop Bar Canyon Trail, which offers an easy and scenic hike very close to Las Cruces. The Bar Canyon Trail includes scenic vistas of the central Organ Mountains and the southern Mesilla Valley.

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Sierra Vista Trail National Park

2 Activites Phone: (575)-525-4300 Email: ogomez@blm.gov Distance: 114.22 miles

The Sierra Vista Trail is a 25-mile nonmotorized recreation trail along the western flank of the Organ Mountains and the eastern side of the Franklin Mountains. The trail provides spectacular views of the mountains, which jut majestically above the desert floor. It is also possible to see wildlife, including mule deer and coyotes, along the trail. The trail connects to the Franklin Mountain State ...

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Organ Mountains Recreation Area National Park

8 Activites Phone: (575)-525-4300 Email: ogomez@blm.gov Distance: 115.98 miles

Rugged mountains above Las Cruces feature numerous trails, AB Cox Visitor Center, Dripping Springs and Aguirre Springs campgrounds and popular La Cueva picnic area.

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Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (505)-622-6755 Distance: 119.39 miles

Located where the Chihuahuan Desert meets the southern plains, Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge provides habitat for some of the rarest creatures in New Mexico. Established in 1937 to provide habitat for thousands of migrating sandhill cranes and waterfowl, the Refuge is popular for its diverse flora and fauna. Straddling the Pecos River, the Refuge consists of an assortment of water h...

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Billy The Kid Trail National Park

Phone: (800)-545-2070 Email: enchantment@newmexico.org Distance: 121.14 miles

Follow this byway through the rugged beauty of the million-acre Lincoln National Forest. From grassy plains to dense pine forests, the region is known for its stunning views and cool mountain climate. Visit historic Lincoln, once home to outlaw Billy the Kid and lawman Pat Garrett.

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San Andres National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (575)-382-5047 Distance: 122.07 miles

The San Andres National Wildlife Refuge is located in the southern San Andres Mountains of southcentral New Mexico. The mountain range, which lies within the northernmost extension of the Chihuahuan Desert, rises to an elevation of 8,229 feet at San Andres peak. Refuge habitats vary from creosote and Chihuahuan desert grasslands in the bajadas to pinyon-juniper woodlands on the mountaintops. Nu...

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Continental Divide National Scenic Trail Park

3 Activites Phone: (575)-525-4300 Email: ogomez@blm.gov Distance: 123.62 miles

The Continental Divide National Scenic Trail, which begins in Mexico and ends in Canada, offers spectacular backcountry experiences along the nation's continental divide. At the U.S.-Mexico border the trail heads north through the arid New Mexico desert before it reaches the rugged, forested mountains of the Gila National Forest, and one of our country's most spectacular wilderness areas, the Aldo...

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Mescalero Sands North Dune Ohv Area National Park

1 Activites Phone: (575)-627-0272 Email: mbilbo@blm.gov Distance: 124.55 miles

Over 610 acres of towering 90+ foot sand dunes await your enjoyment in the Mescalero Sands North Dune Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Area. The dune field stretches over most of the area and lends itself well to all terrain cycles, sand rails and dune buggies. The dunes are made up of quartz particles and are constantly changing due to the prevailing southwest wind. When the dunes are active they move a...

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Rio Bonito Petroglyph National Recreation Trail Park

4 Activites Phone: (575)-627-0272 Email: mbilbo@blm.gov Distance: 125.55 miles

The Rio Bonito Petroglyph National Recreation Trail is an easy-to-moderate excursion on a 2 1/2 mile loop running up the river from the trailhead to the Petroglyph Rock where visitors of another time left images of their Water God. Easy river access to Bonito Creek and its towering cottonwood, walnut, and oak trees. Trout fishing is good in the spring but creek dries up in summer.The trail can be ...

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Salt Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 128.84 miles

The Salt Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 9,621 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 1970 the Salt Creek Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an a...

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