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Heron Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (505)-588-7470 Email: Anthony.Marquez@state.nm.us Distance: 2.99 miles

Heron Dam and reservoir are part of the San Juan Chama Project. The reservoir is on Willow Creek just above the point where Willow Creek enters the Chama River. Recreation at Heron Reservoir is managed by New Mexico State Parks under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The Park is open 24 hours. There is a visitor center containing interpretive exhibits. The recreation area is a fee area. No...

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El Vado Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (575)-588-7247 Email: john.rector@state.nm.us Distance: 7.92 miles

El Vado Dam and Reservoir, features of the Middle Rio Grande Project, are located on the Rio Chama about 160 miles north of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Recreation at El Vado Reservoir is managed by the New Mexico Division of Parks and Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The Park is open 24 hours and is a fee area. The boat ramp is located at the north end of reservoir via Stat...

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Chama River Canyon Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 24.16 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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Cruces Basin Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 26.00 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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South San Juan Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 30.69 miles

The South San Juan Wilderness now contains a total of 158,790 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Colorado. In 1980 the South San Juan 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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Abiquiu Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (505)-685-4371 Distance: 32.98 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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Carson National Forest Park

10 Activites Email: mailroom_r3_carson@fs.fed.us Distance: 37.01 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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San Pedro Parks Wilderness

1 Activites Distance: 41.87 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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Negro Canyon Recreation Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (505)-564-7600 Email: JAlleman@blm.gov Distance: 53.48 miles

Hunting in season and very secluded hiking make this remote slickrock canyon worth the canoe or boat trip.

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Wild Rivers Recreation Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (575)-758-8851 Email: ttorres@blm.gov Distance: 53.90 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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Navajo Reservoir - New Mexico National Park

13 Activites Phone: (505)-632-2278 Email: doris.goode@state.nm.us Distance: 54.15 miles

Navajo Dam, at an elevation of 6,085 feet, was completed in 1963 and is the principal storage feature for the Navajo Indian Irrigation Project. The reservoir is one of the four initial units of the Colorado River Storage Project and is located in northwest New Mexico and southwest Colorado, about 34 miles east of Farmington, NM. The reservoir has a maximum surface area of 15, 610 acres and exten...

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Navajo Reservoir - Colorado National Park

12 Activites Phone: (970)-883-2208 Email: Navajo.park@state.co.us Distance: 54.15 miles

Navajo Dam was completed in 1963. The reservoir is one of the four initial units of the Colorado River Storage Project, and is located in northwest New Mexico and southwest Colorado, about 34 east of Farmington, New Mexico. The reservoir has a maximum surface area of 15,610 acres and extends 35 miles up the San Juan River, 13 miles up the Pine River, and 4 miles up the Piedra River. The reservoi...

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Orilla Verde Recreation Area National Park

8 Activites Phone: (575)-758-8851 Email: ttorres@blm.gov Distance: 56.13 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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Weminuche Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 57.08 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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Northern Rio Grande National Heritage Area Park

Phone: (505)-753-0937 Email: riograndenha@windstream.net Distance: 57.28 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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Simon Canyon Area Of Critical Environmental Concern National Park

8 Activites Phone: (505)-599-8900 Email: JAlleman@blm.gov Distance: 57.51 miles

Simon Canyon Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC) is about 3,900 acres in size and is managed for semi-primitive forms of recreation including fishing, hiking, and backpacking. Development at the mouth of the canyon is minimal (with a parking lot, picnic table, and toilet) and provides the visitor an alternative to the more highly developed state park sites located nearby. The sandston...

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Bandelier National Monument Park

Rank: 209 4 Activites Email: BAND_Visitor_Center@nps.gov Distance: 61.31 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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Valles Caldera National Preserve Park

6 Activites Phone: (505)-661-3333 Email: info@vallescaldera.gov Distance: 62.57 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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Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (719)-589-4021 Email: alamosa@fws.gov Distance: 63.22 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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Santa Cruz Lake Recreation Area National Park

8 Activites Phone: (575)-758-8851 Email: ttorres@blm.gov Distance: 63.45 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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Latir Peak Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 63.77 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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Bandelier Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 64.72 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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Dome Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 67.06 miles

The Dome Wilderness now contains a total of 5,200 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 1980 the Dome 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 "...increasing ...

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South Fork-Alsea River Back Country Byway National Park

Phone: (503)-375-5646 Distance: 68.09 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: 68.09 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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