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Orilla Verde Recreation Area National Park

8 Activites Phone: (575)-758-8851 Email: ttorres@blm.gov Distance: 9.87 miles

Orilla Verde Recreation Area, nestled along the banks of the Rio Grande, offers visitors a wide variety of recreational opportunities. All facilities are located along the Rio Grande within the steep-walled Rio Grande Gorge. Because of the dramatic changes in elevation and the diversity of plant life, Orilla Verde draws many species of animals, including raptors (such as eagles and hawks), songbir...

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Wheeler Peak Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 13.92 miles

The Wheeler Peak Wilderness now contains a total of 19,661 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 1964 the Wheeler Peak 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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Wild Rivers Recreation Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (575)-758-8851 Email: ttorres@blm.gov Distance: 20.08 miles

The Rio Grande Gorge is a rugged, steep-walled canyon that cuts into the volcanic plateaus of north-central New Mexico. The Wild Rivers Recreation Area provides splendid views into this 800-foot-deep gorge. Most visitor facilities are located along the rim, but several trails provide access to the river and to facilities located within the gorge.

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Carson National Forest Park

10 Activites Email: mailroom_r3_carson@fs.fed.us Distance: 25.60 miles

Recreation OpportunitiesThe Carson National Forest offers unlimited recreational opportunities in any season. The magnificent mountain scenery and cool summer temperatures lure vacationers to enjoy the peace and quiet, for fishing, hunting, camping, and hiking. Winter activities include skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling.Wilderness Areas on the Carson National Forest. Outfitter-Guide Program Ana...

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Latir Peak Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 26.33 miles

The Latir Peak Wilderness now contains a total of 20,000 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 1980 the Latir Peak 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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Pecos Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 33.63 miles

The Pecos Wilderness now contains a total of 223,333 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 1964 the Pecos 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 "...increas...

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Santa Cruz Lake Recreation Area National Park

8 Activites Phone: (575)-758-8851 Email: ttorres@blm.gov Distance: 34.65 miles

Thirty miles north of Santa Fe, NM , the snow-fed waters of the Rio del Medio and the Rio Frijoles begin a 2,000-mile journey and a 7,000-foot descent to the Gulf of Mexico. For a time they gather at Santa Cruz Lake at the base of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains near Chimayo, behind the 125-foot Santa Cruz Dam. Built in 1929 by the Santa Cruz Irrigation District, the dam is 535 feet across and ...

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Santa Fe National Forest Park

8 Activites Email: sfnfpao@fs.fed.us Distance: 39.95 miles

Rising from deserts, meadows and grasslands, the mesas, canyons and peaks of the Santa Fe National Forest are a place for re-creation. Whether gathering of families or gathering pinon nuts and firewood, the forest is a "querencia" - a special place. The past meets the present in this environment where year-round day-use, water focused recreation and trail opportunities offer a refuge of cool mount...

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Northern Rio Grande National Heritage Area Park

Phone: (505)-753-0937 Email: riograndenha@windstream.net Distance: 40.01 miles

Stretching from Albuquerque to the Colorado border, the heritage area includes Santa Fe, Rio Arriba, and Taos counties. It encompasses a mosaic of cultures, including the Jicarilla Apache, eight Pueblo tribes, and the descendants of Spanish colonists who settled in the area beginning in 1598—a generation before the Mayflower landed at Plymouth Rock.

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Fort Union National Monument Park

Rank: 349 2 Activites Phone: (505)-425-8025 Email: foun_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 42.82 miles

Exposed to the wind, within a sweeping valley of short grass prairie, amid the swales of the Santa Fe Trail, lie the territorial-style adobe remnants of the largest 19th century military fort in the region. For forty years, 1851-1891, Fort Union functioned as an agent of political and cultural change, whether desired or not, in New Mexico and throughout the Southwest.

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Nambe Falls Reservoir National Park

5 Activites Phone: (505)-248-5357 Email: rford@uc.usbr.gov Distance: 44.85 miles

Nambe Falls Dam and Reservoir are on the Rio Nambe 25 miles north of Santa Fe, NM are features of the San Juan - Chama Project. Recreation at Nambe Falls is managed by the Nambe Pueblo under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The Pueblo can be reached at (505) 455-2036. Usually closed mid-November to mid-March. Fee area. Roads good to fair in recreation area. Goods and services at ran...

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El Camino Real De Los Tejas National Historic Trail Park

1 Activites Phone: (505)-988-6098 Email: lodi_administration@nps.gov Distance: 46.94 miles

Come on a journey that will carry you through 300 years of Louisiana and Texas frontier settlement and development on a Spanish colonial "royal road" that originally extended to Mexico City, Mexico.

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El Camino Real De Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail Park

2 Activites Email: LODI_Administration@nps.gov Distance: 46.94 miles

Take a journey on El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail to savor 300 years of heritage and culture in the Southwest. This Spanish colonial "royal road" in New Mexico and Texas originally extended to Mexico City, Mexico.

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Old Spanish National Historic Trail Park

5 Activites Email: LODI_Administration@nps.gov Distance: 46.94 miles

Follow the routes of mule pack trains across the Southwest on the Old Spanish National Historic Trail between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Los Angeles, California. New Mexican traders moved locally produced merchandise across what are now six states to exchange for mules and horses.

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Santa Fe National Historic Trail Park

6 Activites Email: lodi_administration@nps.gov Distance: 46.94 miles

You can almost hear the whoops and cries of "All's set!" as trail hands hitched their oxen to freight wagons carrying cargo between western Missouri and Santa Fe, New Mexico. Follow the Santa Fe National Historic Trail through five states and you'll find adventure and evidence of past travelers who made this remarkable trip before you!

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Trail Of Tears National Historic Trail Park

3 Activites Email: LODI_Administration@nps.gov Distance: 46.94 miles

Remember and commemorate the survival of the Cherokee people, forcefully removed from their homelands in Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee to live in Indian Territory, now Oklahoma. They traveled by foot, horse, wagon, or steamboat in 1838-1839.

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Abiquiu Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (505)-685-4371 Distance: 48.87 miles

This 5,200 surface acre reservoir offers some of the finest fishing in northern New Mexico. Reptile fossils 200 million years old have been found in the area. The area includes a fine panoramic view of the Cerro Pedernal from the dam. It is surrounded by red sandstone formations on Hwy 84 and adjacent to historical Pedernal Mountain to the south on Hwy 96.

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Santa Fe Trail National Park

Phone: (719)-336-3483 Email: nmvic@raton.com Distance: 52.06 miles

One of America's first great trade routes, the Santa Fe Trail was critical to our country's westward expansion. Visit historic sites and landmarks like Bent's Fort, Trinidad, Raton Pass, Cimarron, Fort Union, Pecos, Point of Rocks, and Santa Fe. Enjoy spectacular scenery, from rugged mountains to the plains.

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Santa Fe Trail - New Mexico National Park

Phone: (800)-733-6396 Email: nmvic@raton.com Distance: 52.06 miles

The Santa Fe Trail, one of America's first great trade routes, was critical to our nation's westward expansion. Visit historic sites and landmarks such as Raton Pass, Cimarron, and Santa Fe. Enjoy spectacular scenery, from rugged mountains to the grama-buffalo grass on the plains east of the Sangre de Cristos.

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Cruces Basin Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 55.02 miles

The Cruces Basin Wilderness now contains a total of 18,000 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 1980 the Cruces Basin 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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Maxwell National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (505)-375-2331 Email: fw2_rw_maxwell@fws.gov Distance: 56.15 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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Bandelier National Monument Park

Rank: 209 4 Activites Email: BAND_Visitor_Center@nps.gov Distance: 56.71 miles

Bandelier National Monument protects over 33,000 acres of rugged but beautiful canyon and mesa country as well as evidence of a human presence here going back over 11,000 years. Petroglyphs, dwellings carved into the soft rock cliffs, and standing masonry walls pay tribute to the early days of a culture that still survives in the surrounding communities.

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Pecos National Historical Park

Rank: 298 3 Activites Email: peco_visitor_information@nps.gov Distance: 57.39 miles

In the midst of piñon, juniper, and ponderosa pine woodlands in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains not far from Santa Fe, the remains of Indian pueblos stand as meaningful reminders of people who once prevailed here. Now a national historical park demonstrates to modern visitors the cultural exchange and geographic facets central to the rich history of the Pecos Valley.

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Bandelier Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 59.52 miles

The Bandelier Wilderness now contains a total of 23,267 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 1976 the Bandelier 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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Chama River Canyon Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 60.15 miles

The Chama River Canyon Wilderness now contains a total of 50,300 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 1978 the Chama River Canyon 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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