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Quebradas Backcountry Byway National Park

3 Activites Phone: (575)-835-0412 Email: kicarson@blm.gov Distance: 112.46 miles

The Quebradas Backcountry Byway is an unpaved county road traversing about 24 miles of rugged, colorful landscapes east of Socorro. Two National Wildlife Refuges are only a few miles from this Byway -- Sevilleta to the north and Bosque del Apache to the south. Much of the Byway includes rolling bench lands that rise above the Rio Grande floodplain to the west and rugged north-south running ridges ...

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San Lorenzo Canyon Recreation Area National Park

2 Activites Phone: (575)-835-0412 Email: kicarson@blm.gov Distance: 113.95 miles

Scenic east-west canyon with ample oudoor opportunities for hiking and primitive camping.

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Santa Rosa Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (505)-472-3115 Distance: 114.43 miles

Impounds the Pecos River approximately 121 mi E of Albuquerque. Follow direction signs through city of Santa Rosa to lake. The visitor center contains an interesting display on project area.

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Sabinoso Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (575)-758-8851 Email: ttorres@blm.gov Distance: 114.66 miles

The Sabinoso Wilderness now contains a total of 16,030 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 2009 the Sabinoso 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 ag...

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Head Canyon Ohv Recreation Area National Park

1 Activites Phone: (505)-564-7600 Email: JAlleman@blm.gov Distance: 115.34 miles

Off-road vehicle users in the 4 Corners area love sites like this.

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Dunes Vehicle Recreation Area National Park

3 Activites Phone: (505)-599-8900 Email: JAlleman@blm.gov Distance: 117.12 miles

Over 800 acres of fun is waiting for off-road enthusiasts at the Dunes Vehicle Recreation Area south of Farmington. The off-highway vehicle area contains a wide variety of topography including large sand dunes, steep to gentle hillsides, and sandy arroyo bottoms. Innumerable roads and trails exist in the Dunes, created by nearly 40 years of off-road vehicle use. The diverse landscape attracts a va...

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El Morro National Monument Park

Rank: 284 2 Activites Phone: (505)-783-4226 Email: richard_bacon@nps.gov Distance: 117.23 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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Glade Run Recreation Management Area And Trail System National Park

4 Activites Phone: (505)-564-7600 Email: JAlleman@blm.gov Distance: 118.33 miles

The approximately 27,400 acres of public land within the Glade Run Trail System encompass a wide variety of topography, from rolling hills to sandy arroyo bottoms to sandstone slickrock. Vegetation is sparse, primarily consisting of common grasses, rabbitbrush, sagebrush, and juniper and piñon. The area is widely used by a diverse range of recreationists. There are 42 miles of marked trails for m...

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Historic Route 66 - New Mexico National Park

Phone: (800)-545-2070 Email: enchantment@newmexico.org Distance: 118.60 miles

As you travel Route 66 in New Mexico, you can visit authentic Historic Route 66-era hotels, motels, trading posts and gas stations that have been lovingly restored and preserved. Wander through majestic mountains, breathtaking vistas, meandering ranch land, Indian reservations, Pueblo communities and spectacular sunrises and sunsets.

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The Box Recreation Area National Park

1 Activites Phone: (575)-835-0412 Email: kicarson@blm.gov Distance: 121.04 miles

The Box Recreation Area contains 320 acres of BLM land, primarily used for technical rock climbing and bouldering. The area is highly scenic and provides recreation opportunities throughout the year. The five cliffs on either side of this box canyon provide popular rock climbing for even highly-skilled technical climbers. With challenges like the Waterfall Wall, Corner Block and the Fillet a Papil...

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Weminuche Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 123.51 miles

The Weminuche Wilderness now contains a total of 488,210 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1975 the Weminuche 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 of "...i...

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Maxwell National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (505)-375-2331 Email: fw2_rw_maxwell@fws.gov Distance: 123.82 miles

Located in the high central plains of northeastern New Mexico, Maxwell National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1965 as a feeding and resting area for migratory birds. Over 350 acres of the Refuge are planted with wheat, corn, barley, and alfalfa to provide food for resident and migratory wildlife. Visitors may see bald and golden eagles, falcons, hawks, sandhill cranes, ducks, white pelicans,...

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Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (719)-589-4021 Email: alamosa@fws.gov Distance: 124.20 miles

Alamosa and Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuges (NWR) are found in the heart of the Colorado's San Luis Valley. Alamosa NWR includes 11,169 acres of wetlands of various depths and sizes located primarily within the Rio Grande River flood plain. The natural wet meadows, river oxbows, and riparian corridors support high wildlife diversity including songbirds, water birds, raptors, deer, beaver, an...

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Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (719)-589-4021 Email: alamosa@fws.gov Distance: 124.90 miles

Monte Vista and Alamosa National Wildlife Refuges (NWR) are found in the heart of Colorado's San Luis valley. The artificially created wetlands on Monte Vista NWR's 14,804 acres are intensively managed to provide habitat for a wide variety of waterfowl and other water birds. Mallards, pintail, teal, and Canada geese are common, as are American avocets, killdeer, white-faced ibis, egrets, and heron...

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Vallecito Reservoir National Park

12 Activites Phone: (970)-385-6577 Distance: 129.40 miles

Vallecito Dam and Reservoir was completed in 1941 and is the principal feature of the Pine River Project in southwest Colorado. Located on the Pine River in the San Juan National Forest, about 18 miles northeast of Durango, Colorado, the reservoir has a maximum surface area of 2,720 acres. An additional 961 acres of lands are available for recreation.Recreation management at Vallecito (excluding ...

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Datil Well Recreation Area National Park

5 Activites Phone: (575)-835-0412 Email: kicarson@blm.gov Distance: 131.32 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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Bosque Del Apache Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 131.68 miles

The Bosque del Apache Wilderness now contains a total of 30,427 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 1975 the Bosque del Apache 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 so...

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Bosque Del Apache National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (505)-835-1828 Email: null Distance: 133.51 miles

Bosque del Apache, which means "woods of the Apache", was named for the people who often camped in the riverside forest. Today it is know as one of the most spectacular Refuges in North America. This 57,191 acre refuge straddles the Rio Grande Valley in Socorro County, New Mexico. It ranges in elevation from 4,500 to 6,272 fee above sea level. It receives approximately 7 inches of precipitat...

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Conchas Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (505)-868-2221 Distance: 133.63 miles

Petroglyphs indicate early cultures near here. 34 mi NW of Tucumari on NM 104.

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South Fork-Alsea River Back Country Byway National Park

Phone: (503)-375-5646 Distance: 135.21 miles

The South Fork Alsea River Byway parallels the South Fork of the Alsea River. The river is lined with wildlife and is full of rapids and pools. Picnicking, hiking, and camping are available at the BLM's Alsea Falls Recreation Site. Even driving in off-road vehicles is permitted in designated areas. If you like to fish, the river is filled with salmon, trout, and steelhead. The byway is full of ...

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South Fork John Day River Back Country Byway National Park

Distance: 135.21 miles

Enjoy the South Fork John Day River Back Country Byway. Drive through the canyon made of Columbia River Basalts, marvel at the old growth ponderosa pines, Douglas and white fir, and willows that line the road. Keep an eye out for the special status plants that are protected in this area. The river itself contains beautiful rapids and the Izee Falls, which drops 56 feet vertically. If you want t...

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Withington Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 136.16 miles

The Withington Wilderness now contains a total of 19,000 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 1980 the Withington 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 of "....

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Lake Sumner National Park

7 Activites Phone: (505)-355-2541 Email: david.sanchez1@state.nm.us Distance: 143.50 miles

Sumner Dam and Lake Sumner, features of the Carlsbad Project, are on the Pecos River about 250 river miles north of Carlsbad and about 16 miles northwest of Fort Sumner, New Mexico. The Lake has 4,500 water surface acres when full with 60 miles of shoreline. Recreation is managed for Reclamation by the New Mexico State Parks. There is a visitor center operated by NM State Parks. No food service ...

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San Juan National Forest Park

9 Activites Email: mwinkworth@fs.fed.us Distance: 143.54 miles

The San Juan National Forest includes approximately 1.8 million acres of federal lands administered by the U.S. Forest Service in Southwestern Colorado. The scenery ranges from high desert mesas and canyons to high alpine peaks and meadows. The area features a National Forest scenic byway, the San Juan Skyway and a Bureau of Land Management 4WD scenic byway, Alpine Loop Backcountry Byway.Visitors ...

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Spanish Peaks Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 144.04 miles

The Spanish Peaks Wilderness now contains a total of 17,855 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 2000 the Spanish Peaks 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 o...

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