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Withington Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 14.33 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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The Box Recreation Area National Park

1 Activites Phone: (575)-835-0412 Email: kicarson@blm.gov Distance: 15.76 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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San Lorenzo Canyon Recreation Area National Park

2 Activites Phone: (575)-835-0412 Email: kicarson@blm.gov Distance: 21.19 miles

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

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Bosque Del Apache Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 22.92 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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Quebradas Backcountry Byway National Park

3 Activites Phone: (575)-835-0412 Email: kicarson@blm.gov Distance: 23.29 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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Socorro Nature Area National Park

5 Activites Phone: (575)-835-0412 Email: kicarson@blm.gov Distance: 23.54 miles

The Socorro Nature Area is a 120-acre environmental education area in the Rio Grande Bosque. The area includes a ¿-mile self-guiding nature walk with interpretive signs, a pond, and amphitheatre. It also has picnic tables, a group shelter, and a restroom.

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Gordy's Hill Ohv Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (575)-835-0412 Email: kicarson@blm.gov Distance: 23.99 miles

The 6,000-acre Gordy's Hill Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Area is a scenic dirtbike and ATV destination overlooking the Rio Grande Valley and Bosque with a tremendous variety of riding opportunities. It is a primitive location and offers excellent challenges for all experience levels. Gordy's Hill includes deeply dissected canyons, high sandstone and limestone bluffs, terraces, and escarpments. On the...

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Bosque Del Apache National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (505)-835-1828 Email: null Distance: 26.50 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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Apache Kid Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 27.61 miles

The Apache Kid Wilderness now contains a total of 44,626 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 1980 the Apache Kid 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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Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (505)-864-4021 Email: fw2_rw_sevilleta@fws.gov Distance: 31.34 miles

A vast landscape in the heart of New Mexico, Sevilleta National Wildllife Refuge supports four major ecological habitats, encompasses two mountain ranges, and contains stretches of the largest river in the state. The Refuge is unforgettable in its magnitude and austere beauty but is most significant in its function. Unrivaled among our nation's refuges, Sevilleta is managed to maintain the natur...

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Datil Well Recreation Area National Park

5 Activites Phone: (575)-835-0412 Email: kicarson@blm.gov Distance: 34.94 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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Elephant Butte Reservoir National Park

9 Activites Phone: (575)-744-5923 Email: kay.dunlap@state.nm.us Distance: 55.21 miles

Elephant Butte Dam and Reservoir are features of the Rio Grande Project, located located on the Rio Grande, 125 miles north of El Paso, Texas. Recreation at Elephant Butte Reservoir is managed by the New Mexico State Parks under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The recreation area is open year-round. Elephant Butte Dam, constructed between 1911 and 1916, was a major engineering feat in ...

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Cebolla Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (505)-761-8700 Email: jbeazley@blm.gov Distance: 60.12 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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Geronimo Trail Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (575)-894-1968 Email: larena@geronimotrail.com Distance: 62.08 miles

Immerse yourself in the Apaches' history and the hot mineral springs used by Geronimo and his warriors. Visit the historic mining towns that flourished and died with the gold and silver fortunes. From desert lakes to forested mountains, the Geronimo Trail captures the spirit of freedom and independence.

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Chain Of Craters Backcountry Byway National Park

4 Activites Phone: (505)-287-7911 Email: kjones@blm.gov Distance: 63.75 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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Manzano Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 65.78 miles

The Manzano Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 36,875 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 1978 the Manzano 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 ...

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Las Palomas Marsh National Park

4 Activites Phone: (575)-525-4300 Email: ogomez@blm.gov Distance: 66.90 miles

Las Palomas Marsh is a natural area that is protected and managed for aquatic and riparian habitat. Depending on water levels, the area offers good shore and marsh birding; desert scrub bird species are numerous in the winter. You can also walk to the Rio Grande/Caballo Reservoir (depending on water levels) from the marsh area. Adjacent lands include excellent opportunities for hiking, mountain bi...

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Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument Park

Rank: 313 4 Activites Email: SAPU_Superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 67.69 miles

Tucked away in the middle of New Mexico you'll find Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument. The three sites offer a glimpse into a unique time in history. A time entrenched with cultural borrowing, conflict, and struggles. The now abandoned sites stand as reminders of the Spanish and Pueblo People's early encounters.

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El Malpais National Monument Park

Rank: 203 6 Activites Phone: (505)-876-2783 Email: rick_best@nps.gov Distance: 71.48 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: 71.60 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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El Malpais National Conservation Area Park

10 Activites Phone: (505)-761-8700 Email: kjones@blm.gov Distance: 72.09 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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Aldo Leopold Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 72.14 miles

The Aldo Leopold Wilderness now contains a total of 202,016 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 1980 the Aldo Leopold 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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Caballo Reservoir National Park

6 Activites Phone: (575)-743-3942 Email: saul.baquerra@state.nm.us Distance: 74.63 miles

Recreation at Caballo Dam and reservoir, Rio Grande Project, is managed by the New Mexico Division of Parks and Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The The recreation area is open year around. Best fishing is late April through August. Entry fees charged. Good access roads. Nearest community is Truth or Consequences. The 11,000-acre reservoir created in 1938 across the...

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Percha Diversion Dam National Park

8 Activites Phone: (575)-743-3942 Distance: 78.25 miles

Percha Diversion Dam and Canal system, Rio Grande Project, are on the Rio Grande, 2 miles downstream from Caballo Dam. It diverts water into the Rincon Valley Main Canal. The dam was completed in 1918. Percha Diversion Dam is an integral feature of the Rio Grande Project, an early Reclamation irrigation project authorized in 1905. The Dam is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. ...

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Valley Of Fires Recreation Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (575)-648-2241 Email: mbilbo@blm.gov Distance: 80.83 miles

The Valley of Fires Recreation Area is adjacent to the Malpais Lava Flow, a BLM Wilderness Study Area. The lava flow is between 1,500 and 2,000 years old, making it the youngest such flow in the continental United States. It extends from Little Black Peak south into the Tularosa Basin for 44 miles. The flow is between 4 and 6 miles wide and the lava is 160 feet deep at its thickest point. A surpr...

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