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Lincoln National Forest Park

10 Activites Email: Lincoln_General_Comments@fs.fed.us Distance: 26.81 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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White Sands National Monument Park

Rank: 117 5 Activites Email: whsa_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 37.75 miles

Rising from the heart of the Tularosa Basin is one of the world's great natural wonders - the glistening white sands of New Mexico. Great wave-like dunes of gypsum sand have engulfed 275 square miles of desert, creating the world's largest gypsum dunefield. White Sands National Monument preserves a major portion of this unique dunefield, along with the plants and animals that live here.

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San Andres National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (575)-382-5047 Distance: 55.48 miles

The San Andres National Wildlife Refuge is located in the southern San Andres Mountains of southcentral New Mexico. The mountain range, which lies within the northernmost extension of the Chihuahuan Desert, rises to an elevation of 8,229 feet at San Andres peak. Refuge habitats vary from creosote and Chihuahuan desert grasslands in the bajadas to pinyon-juniper woodlands on the mountaintops. Nu...

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Dripping Springs Natural Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (575)-525-4300 Email: ogomez@blm.gov Distance: 57.46 miles

Overlooking Las Cruces from the east are the Organ Mountains, a haven for hikers and adventure seekers alike. The Organs, which rise to over 9,000 feet in elevation, are so named because of the steep, needle-like spires that resemble the pipes of an organ. This picturesque area of rocky peaks, narrow canyons and open woodlands shelters the Dripping Springs Natural Area, noted for its ¿weeping wal...

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Soledad Canyon Day Use Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (575)-525-4300 Email: ogomez@blm.gov Distance: 58.58 miles

The Soledad Canyon Day Use Area is at the juncture of two canyons -- Bar Canyon and Soledad Canyon -- and is in the western foothills of the Organ mountains. The area includes the three-mile loop Bar Canyon Trail, which offers an easy and scenic hike very close to Las Cruces. The Bar Canyon Trail includes scenic vistas of the central Organ Mountains and the southern Mesilla Valley.

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Guadalupe Mountains Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 58.70 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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Sierra Vista Trail National Park

2 Activites Phone: (575)-525-4300 Email: ogomez@blm.gov Distance: 59.70 miles

The Sierra Vista Trail is a 25-mile nonmotorized recreation trail along the western flank of the Organ Mountains and the eastern side of the Franklin Mountains. The trail provides spectacular views of the mountains, which jut majestically above the desert floor. It is also possible to see wildlife, including mule deer and coyotes, along the trail. The trail connects to the Franklin Mountain State ...

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Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Rank: 201 4 Activites Phone: (915)-828-3251 Email: gumo_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 60.06 miles

Guadalupe Mountains National Park is the world's premier example of a fossil reef from the Permian Era. The park is known for its extensive hiking and backpacking opportunities in one of the nation's most pristine wilderness areas. Birding, history, and many other opportunities to learn and have fun await visitors in this hidden gem of West Texas.

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Organ Mountains Recreation Area National Park

8 Activites Phone: (575)-525-4300 Email: ogomez@blm.gov Distance: 60.30 miles

Rugged mountains above Las Cruces feature numerous trails, AB Cox Visitor Center, Dripping Springs and Aguirre Springs campgrounds and popular La Cueva picnic area.

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Three Rivers Petroglyph Site

4 Activites Phone: (575)-525-4300 Email: ogomez@blm.gov Distance: 62.42 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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Billy The Kid Trail National Park

Phone: (800)-545-2070 Email: enchantment@newmexico.org Distance: 62.84 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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Carlsbad Caverns Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 65.41 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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White Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 68.94 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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Fort Stanton Recreation Area National Park

8 Activites Phone: (505)-627-0272 Email: bmurry@blm.gov Distance: 69.21 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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Continental Divide National Scenic Trail Park

3 Activites Phone: (575)-525-4300 Email: ogomez@blm.gov Distance: 69.61 miles

The Continental Divide National Scenic Trail, which begins in Mexico and ends in Canada, offers spectacular backcountry experiences along the nation's continental divide. At the U.S.-Mexico border the trail heads north through the arid New Mexico desert before it reaches the rugged, forested mountains of the Gila National Forest, and one of our country's most spectacular wilderness areas, the Aldo...

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Rio Bonito Petroglyph National Recreation Trail Park

4 Activites Phone: (575)-627-0272 Email: mbilbo@blm.gov Distance: 69.64 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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Chamizal National Memorial Park

Rank: 213 3 Activites Email: washington_watley@nps.gov Distance: 70.86 miles

Chamizal is more than just an urban park to recreate or enjoy a quiet afternoon. These park grounds stand for peace; the peaceful settlement of a 100-year border dispute between nations. Not one shot was fired; not one war was waged. The memorial celebrates the culture of the borderland that helped to peacefully navigate an international argument.

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Guadalupe Back Country Byway National Park

1 Activites Phone: (575)-887-6512 Email: dgyounge@blm.gov Distance: 71.59 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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Brantley Reservoir National Park

9 Activites Phone: (575)-457-2384 Email: adrian.stiteler@state.nm.us Distance: 72.22 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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Black River Recreation Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (575)-887-6544 Email: dgyounge@blm.gov Distance: 72.50 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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Robledo Mountains Ohv Trail System National Park

2 Activites Phone: (575)-525-4300 Email: ogomez@blm.gov Distance: 73.12 miles

The Robledo Mountains Off-Highway Vehicle Trail System is a network of trails, including both extreme OHV and mountain bike trails, in the southern Robledo Mountains. The trails are dominated by enormous rocks, making the terrain extraordinarily challenging for riders. The extreme OHV trails require specialized vehicles, with locking differentials, winches, and expert drivers. Vehicle damage is no...

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Two Rivers Dam National Park

1 Activites Phone: (505)-472-3115 Distance: 75.39 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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Leasburg Diversion Dam National Park

7 Activites Phone: (505)-248-5357 Email: bwirth@uc.usbr.gov Distance: 76.37 miles

Leasburg Diversion Dam, Rio Grande Project, is on the Rio Grande 62 miles north of El Paso at the head of Mesilla Valley. Recreation at Leasburg is managed by the New Mexico State Parks under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The park headquarters can be reached at (505) 524-4068. The park is open year-round. Leasburg Diversion Dam is listed in the National Register of Historic Places ...

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Capitan Mountains Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 78.11 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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Avalon Reservoir National Park

9 Activites Phone: (575)-885-3203 Distance: 79.18 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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