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Casamero Chacoan Outliers Recreation Management Area National Park

1 Activites Phone: (505)-761-8700 Email: ddudley@blm.gov Distance: 18.77 miles

Casamero Pueblo was occupied by the Chacoan Anasazi between A.D. 1000 and 1125. It is an excellent example of a Chacoan outlier (an outlying community connected to Chaco Canyon by prehistoric roads), displaying many of the same cultural and architectural traits found at Chaco Canyon. Casamero was a community building that served a number of nearby farmsteads. It was used for social and religious a...

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El Malpais National Conservation Area Park

10 Activites Phone: (505)-761-8700 Email: kjones@blm.gov Distance: 21.38 miles

El Malpais National Conservation Area was established in 1987 at the same time as the adjoining El Malpais National Monument. These two areas are managed by different federal agencies. The 263,000-acre El Malpais NCA is managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The NCA includes two wilderness areas -- West Malpais and Cebolla -- covering almost 100,000 acres. El Malpais translates to "th...

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El Malpais National Monument Park

Rank: 203 6 Activites Phone: (505)-876-2783 Email: rick_best@nps.gov Distance: 23.71 miles

The primeval black basalt terrain of El Malpais was created by volcanic forces over the past million years. Molten lava spread out over the high desert from dozens of eruptions to create cinder cones, shield volcanos, collapses, trenches, caves, and other eerie formations. This stark landscape preserves one of the best continuous geologic records of volcanism on the planet.

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West Malpais Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (505)-761-8700 Email: ddudley@blm.gov Distance: 37.70 miles

The West Malpais Wilderness now contains a total of 39,400 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 1987 the West Malpais 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 solitude. ...

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Ignacio Chavez Special Management Area National Park

7 Activites Phone: (505)-761-8700 Email: jbeazley@blm.gov Distance: 38.03 miles

Almost 50,000 acres of solitude at elevations up to 8400Ý Popular hunting area.

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Cebolla Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (505)-761-8700 Email: jbeazley@blm.gov Distance: 38.80 miles

The Cebolla Wilderness now contains a total of 61,500 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 1987 the Cebolla 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 solitude. In an ...

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El Morro National Monument Park

Rank: 284 2 Activites Phone: (505)-783-4226 Email: richard_bacon@nps.gov Distance: 41.89 miles

Imagine the comfort and refreshment of finding water after days of dusty travel. A reliable waterhole hidden at the base of a sandstone bluff made El Morro (the headland) a popular campsite for hundreds of years. Here, Ancestral Puebloans, Spanish and American travelers carved over 2,000 signatures, dates, messages, and petroglyphs. We invite you to make El Morro a stopping point on your travels.

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Chain Of Craters Backcountry Byway National Park

4 Activites Phone: (505)-287-7911 Email: kjones@blm.gov Distance: 42.35 miles

The Chain of Craters Byway is located in Cibola County, near Grants, NM. From Interstate I-40, access may be gained from NM 117 or NM 53. To begin the byway from the south entrance, turn south onto NM 117 from I-40, approximately 5 miles east of Grants. County Road 42 begins approximately 35 miles from the NM 117 turn-off. To begin the byway from the north end, travel I-40 past Grants and take ...

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Cabezon Peak Wilderness Study Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (505)-761-8700 Email: jbeazley@blm.gov Distance: 42.65 miles

Cabezon Peak's dramatic volcanic formation is one of the most well known landmarks in northwest New Mexico. With an elevation of 7,785 feet, the Peak is part of the Mount Taylor volcanic field and is the largest of 50 volcanic necks rising from the Rio Puerco Valley. Dramatic basaltic cliffs on Cabezon provide a close view of an ancient volcano.

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Ojito Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (505)-761-8700 Email: jbeazley@blm.gov Distance: 52.40 miles

The Ojito Wilderness now contains a total of 11,183 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 2005 the Ojito 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 solitude. In an age ...

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Ojito Wilderness Study Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (505)-761-8700 Email: jbeazley@blm.gov Distance: 52.40 miles

Historically, several human cultures have tried to carve a living from Ojito¿s rugged terrain, rocky soils and scarce water supply. Although several types of ruins exist within the area, including those of the Anasazi, Navajo, and Hispanic cultures, very few historical records exist concerning their lives here. Fossil remains of rare dinosaurs, plants and trees have been discovered in the Oji...

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Chaco Culture National Historical Park

Rank: 304 3 Activites Phone: (505)-786-7014 Email: ramona_begay@nps.gov Distance: 52.54 miles

Today the massive buildings of the ancestral Pueblo peoples still testify to the organizational and engineering abilities not seen anywhere else in the American Southwest. For a deeper contact with the canyon that was central to thousands of people between 850 and 1250 A.D., come and explore Chaco through guided tours, hiking & biking trails, evening campfire talks, and night sky programs.

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San Ysidro Trials Area National Park

3 Activites Phone: (505)-761-8700 Email: jbeazley@blm.gov Distance: 57.58 miles

The San Ysidro Trials Area is a unique slot canyon area that offers recreation for anyone with an appreciation of natural wonders. The entire recreation area lies at the southern tip of the Jemez Mountain range and is open for hiking, primitive camping, equestrian activities, and mechanical vehicles such as mountain bikes. The area is closed to off-road motorized vehicles except for the special us...

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Perea Nature Trail National Park

2 Activites Phone: (505)-761-8700 Email: jbeazley@blm.gov Distance: 58.72 miles

A mountain peak dominates the one-mile Perea Nature Trail -- located just outside the village of San Ysidro in northwest New Mexico. The mountain highlights the Jemez Mountain Range, which is the southern start of the Rocky Mountains that extend northward to Alaska. The Perea Nature Trail offers a short, refreshing hike. If you are looking for solitude, try sitting on the park bench under the gian...

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Petroglyph National Monument Park

Rank: 219 1 Activites Phone: (505)-899-0205 Email: susanna_villanueva@nps.gov Distance: 60.57 miles

Petroglyph National Monument protects one of the largest petroglyph sites in North America, featuring designs and symbols carved onto volcanic rocks by Native Americans and Spanish settlers 400 to 700 years ago. These images are a valuable record of cultural expression and hold profound spiritual significance for contemporary Native Americans and for the descendants of the early Spanish settlers.

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Jemez Mountain Trail National Park

1 Activites Phone: 575867 Email: sc-tour@swcp.com Distance: 63.41 miles

Jemez Mountain Trail takes you through time and past amazing geological formations, ancient Indian ruins, and an Indian pueblo. The area is rich in logging, mining, and ranching heritage. Sites include Jemez State Monument, Bandelier National Monument, Soda Dam, Cabezon, Battleship Rock, and the Spence and Jemez Mountain Hot Springs.

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El Camino Real National Park

Phone: (575)-854-3600 Email: info@caminorealheritage.org Distance: 67.33 miles

Cultures along El Camino Real De Tierra Adentro (The Royal Road of the Interior Land), are as diverse as its history and scenery. Pueblos reveal artisans crafting wares using centuries-old methods. The route, first traveled by Don Juan de Onate in 1598, provided news, supplies, and travel to the first capital of the New World.

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Jemez Canyon Dam National Park

2 Activites Phone: (505)-465-0307 Distance: 69.50 miles

Jemez Canyon Dam, is located within the boundaries of the Santa Ana Pueblo Indian Reservation. Please observe and obey all Pueblo regulations. Do not trespass on lands closed to the public. Jemez Canyon Dam, administered by the Cochiti Lake Project Office, is a small reservoir with picnic and overlook facilities. There is no access to the water. It is located approximately 15 mi form I-25 to exit ...

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Valles Caldera National Preserve Park

6 Activites Phone: (505)-661-3333 Email: info@vallescaldera.gov Distance: 70.10 miles

The Valles Caldera National Preserve was a private ranch until 2000, when Congress created it from a well-known ranch known as "the Baca Ranch" in New Mexico's volcanic Jemez Mountain Range. This 89,000 acre property is situated inside a collapsed crater. Studded with eruptive domes and featuring Redondo Peak (11,254 feet), this old ranch property is now being developed to explore a new way of man...

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Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness National Park

4 Activites Phone: (505)-599-8900 Email: JAlleman@blm.gov Distance: 73.38 miles

The 45,000-acre Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness is a remote desolate area of steeply eroded badlands which offers some of the most unusual scenery found in the Four Corners region. Time and natural elements have etched a fantasy world of strange rock formations and fossils. It is an ever-changing environment that offers the visitor a remote wilderness experience. Translated from the Navajo language, Bi...

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Sandia Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 74.95 miles

The Sandia Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 37,877 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 1978 the Sandia Mountain 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 solitude. In an...

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Datil Well Recreation Area National Park

5 Activites Phone: (575)-835-0412 Email: kicarson@blm.gov Distance: 77.87 miles

1 of 15 wells along the old Magdalena Cattle Driveway trail between NM and Arizona, todayÝs site features camping and picnicing plus 2 short nature trails.

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San Pedro Parks Wilderness

1 Activites Distance: 77.91 miles

The San Pedro Parks Wilderness now contains a total of 41,132 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 1964 the San Pedro Parks 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 solitude. In an...

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Turquoise Trail National Park

Phone: (800)-545-2070 Email: enchantment@newmexico.org Distance: 79.18 miles

Believed to be an ancient path, Turquoise Trail travels between Albuquerque and Santa Fe. The natural geological formations found here are like nowhere else on Earth. See nature up-close in the Cibola National Forest and Sandia Mountain Wilderness Area. Appreciate the distinctive, artistic communities of Madrid and Los Cerrillos.

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Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument Park

1 Activites Phone: (505)-761-8700 Email: irandall@blm.gov Distance: 80.49 miles

In north-central New Mexico, between Albuquerque and Santa Fe, lies the unique geological area known as Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks. Kasha-Katuwe or white cliffs in Keresan the traditional language for the Pueblo de Cochitiis an area that features large, tent-shaped rocks that hug the steep cliffs of Peralta Canyon. These rocks were created by the powerful forces of vulcanism and erosion, which have ...

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