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Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (505)-622-6755 Distance: 0.88 miles

Located where the Chihuahuan Desert meets the southern plains, Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge provides habitat for some of the rarest creatures in New Mexico. Established in 1937 to provide habitat for thousands of migrating sandhill cranes and waterfowl, the Refuge is popular for its diverse flora and fauna. Straddling the Pecos River, the Refuge consists of an assortment of water h...

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Salt Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 9.08 miles

The Salt Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 9,621 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 1970 the Salt Creek 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 solitude. In an a...

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Haystack Mountain Ohv Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (575)-627-0272 Email: mbilbo@blm.gov Distance: 14.94 miles

Perched on the rugged breaks overlooking the Pecos River, Haystack Mountain Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Area offers 1,920 acres of trails to ride. From novices to experts, on bare rock and sandy washes, OHV enthusiasts can find terrain to fit their skill level. The terrain is extremely rugged, including such varied features as deep gullies with difficult hill climbs in and out of a scenic sandstone ...

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Two Rivers Dam National Park

1 Activites Phone: (505)-472-3115 Distance: 21.16 miles

Visitors can see antelope during fall season. The reservoir is dry except for limited storage during spring runoffs. From Roswell, 14 mi W on US 70/380, 7 mi S on project access road.

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Mescalero Sands North Dune Ohv Area National Park

1 Activites Phone: (575)-627-0272 Email: mbilbo@blm.gov Distance: 32.64 miles

Over 610 acres of towering 90+ foot sand dunes await your enjoyment in the Mescalero Sands North Dune Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Area. The dune field stretches over most of the area and lends itself well to all terrain cycles, sand rails and dune buggies. The dunes are made up of quartz particles and are constantly changing due to the prevailing southwest wind. When the dunes are active they move a...

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Capitan Mountains Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 53.01 miles

The Capitan Mountains Wilderness now contains a total of 34,658 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 1980 the Capitan Mountains 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. I...

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Rio Bonito Petroglyph National Recreation Trail Park

4 Activites Phone: (575)-627-0272 Email: mbilbo@blm.gov Distance: 56.31 miles

The Rio Bonito Petroglyph National Recreation Trail is an easy-to-moderate excursion on a 2 1/2 mile loop running up the river from the trailhead to the Petroglyph Rock where visitors of another time left images of their Water God. Easy river access to Bonito Creek and its towering cottonwood, walnut, and oak trees. Trout fishing is good in the spring but creek dries up in summer.The trail can be ...

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Billy The Kid Trail National Park

Phone: (800)-545-2070 Email: enchantment@newmexico.org Distance: 60.95 miles

Follow this byway through the rugged beauty of the million-acre Lincoln National Forest. From grassy plains to dense pine forests, the region is known for its stunning views and cool mountain climate. Visit historic Lincoln, once home to outlaw Billy the Kid and lawman Pat Garrett.

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Brantley Reservoir National Park

9 Activites Phone: (575)-457-2384 Email: adrian.stiteler@state.nm.us Distance: 63.62 miles

Recreation at Brantley Dam, Reservoir, Brantley Project, is managed by New Mexico State Parks under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The State Park is open 24 hours year round. There is a visitor center 4.5 miles from park entrance at U.S. 285. Good access roads. No concessionaires. No food service. No lodging within park. Nearest communities from park entrance are Carlsbad, 12 miles ...

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Guadalupe Back Country Byway National Park

1 Activites Phone: (575)-887-6512 Email: dgyounge@blm.gov Distance: 65.79 miles

The Guadalupe Back Country Byway follows NM-137 for 30 miles through the Chihuahuan Desert, the Guadalupe Escarpment, and Lincoln National Forest. A varied landscape thrives here; from limestone outcroppings to thick pine forest stands to underground caves. Recreation abounds within these public lands. Go hiking, backpacking, mountain biking or horseback riding along one of many trails. Interac...

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Avalon Reservoir National Park

9 Activites Phone: (575)-885-3203 Distance: 68.02 miles

Avalon Dam and Reservoir, Carlsbad Project, are located on the Pecos River 3 miles north of Carlsbad, New Mexico. The dam is a zoned earthfill structure constructed in 1907. Recreation at Avalon Reservoir is managed by the Carlsbad Irrigation District under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. New Mexico Department of Game and Fish stocks reservoir and provides law enforcement. The recreat...

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Fort Stanton Recreation Area National Park

8 Activites Phone: (505)-627-0272 Email: bmurry@blm.gov Distance: 71.54 miles

Fort Stanton Recreation Area is comprised of 24,000 acres of BLM lands within the old Fort Stanton Military Reservation. Nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Blanca Mountains in southern New Mexico, Fort Stanton uniquely blends mountain streams, rolling hills, mesas, and open bottomlands. Fort Stanton was carved out of Mescalero Apache homelands during the 1850¿s. In 1855, the U.S. Cavalry esta...

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Rank: 134 2 Activites Phone: (575)-785-2232 Email: cave_park_information@nps.gov Distance: 75.50 miles

High rising ancient sea ledges, deep rocky canyons, cactus, grasses and thorny shrubs - who would imagine the hidden treasures deep beneath this rugged landscape? Secretly tucked below the desert terrain are more than 119 known caves - all formed when sulfuric acid dissolved the surrounding limestone.

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Lake Sumner National Park

7 Activites Phone: (505)-355-2541 Email: david.sanchez1@state.nm.us Distance: 78.95 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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White Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 81.83 miles

The White Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 48,266 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 1964 the White 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 a...

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Lincoln National Forest Park

10 Activites Email: Lincoln_General_Comments@fs.fed.us Distance: 83.81 miles

Welcome to the Lincoln's Recreation page.  General Questions about Recreating on the Lincoln? Call your local Ranger Station and check on temperatures, conditions, best place to go for your wishes and much more.Download Geo-PDF's of popular trail areas for use in your phones:  Click Here

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Pecos River Corridor Recreation Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (575)-887-6544 Email: dgyounge@blm.gov Distance: 85.58 miles

The Pecos River Corridor Recreation Area includes 6,000 acres of land with access to the Pecos River and areas surrounding the Red Bluff Reservoir. This area provides opportunity for water-based recreation and semi-primitive motorized recreation. A public access boat ramp is on the New Mexico side of Red Bluff Reservoir.

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Grulla National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (806)-946-3341 Email: null Distance: 87.77 miles

Grulla National Wildlfie Refuge is located in Roosevelt County, New Mexico, near the small town of Arch, approximately 25 miles northwest of Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge. This 3,236-acre refuge is managed by the staff at Muleshoe NWR. More than 2,000 acres of the refuge is the saline lake bed of Salt Lake. When the lake holds sufficient water, Grulla NWR is a beneficial wintering area ...

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Valley Of Fires Recreation Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (575)-648-2241 Email: mbilbo@blm.gov Distance: 87.99 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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Three Rivers Petroglyph Site

4 Activites Phone: (575)-525-4300 Email: ogomez@blm.gov Distance: 92.24 miles

The Three Rivers Petroglyphs are outstanding examples of prehistoric Jornada Mogollon rock art. The basaltic ridge rising above the Three Rivers Valley contains over 21,000 petroglyphs, including masks, sunbursts, wildlife, handprints, and geometric designs. The number and concentration of petroglyphs make this one of the largest and most interesting rock art sites in the Southwest. A rugged 0.5-m...

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Carlsbad Caverns Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 93.27 miles

The Carlsbad Caverns Wilderness now contains a total of 33,125 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 1978 the Carlsbad Caverns 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 solitu...

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Black River Recreation Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (575)-887-6544 Email: dgyounge@blm.gov Distance: 94.68 miles

The 1,200-acre Black River Recreation Area is managed to provide low-impact recreation and environmental education opportunities while maintaining a healthy river system and riparian habitat. This river corridor acts as a transition zone between the limestone foothills of the Guadalupe Escarpment and the southern gypsum soils to the east. Several spring-fed pools within the area comprise the headw...

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Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (806)-946-3341 Email: null Distance: 100.03 miles

Muleshoe NWR is the oldest national wildlife refuge in Texas. It was established by Executive Order on October 24, 1935. Located on the high plains of west Texas, Muleshoe was established as a wintering area for migrating waterfowl and sandhill cranes.

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Historic Route 66 - New Mexico National Park

Phone: (800)-545-2070 Email: enchantment@newmexico.org Distance: 103.26 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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Guadalupe Mountains Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 107.58 miles

The Guadalupe Mountains Wilderness now contains a total of 46,850 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Texas. In 1978 the Guadalupe Mountains 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 solit...

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