New Mexico

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National Parks and Monuments

Aztec Ruins National Monument
Bandelier National Monument
Capulin Volcano N. M.
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Chaco Culture National Historic Park
El Malpais National Monument
El Morro National Monument
Fort Union National Monument
Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument

Organ Mountain-Desert Peaks
Pecos National Historic Park
Petroglyph National Monument

Prehistoric Trackways National Monument

Río Grande del Norte National Monument
Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument

White Sands National Monument


State And Regional Parks

City of Rocks State Park
Coronado State Monument
El Camino Heritage Center
Hyde Memorial State Park
Jemez State Monument
Leasburg Dam State Park
Living Desert Zoo and
Gardens State Park

Kit Carson State Park
Caballo Lake State Park
Mesilla Valley Bosque State Park
Oliver Lee State Park
Rockhound State Park
Elephant Butte Lake State Park


Recreation & Wilderness Areas

Aguirre Springs Recreation Area
Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge
Carson National Forest
Cibola National Forest
Cooke’s Canyon - Journey Of Death
Cooke’s Peak
Dripping Springs
Gila National Forest
Grulla National Wildlife Refuge
Lake Roberts
Las Vegas National Wildlife Refuge
Lincoln National Forest
Mogollon - a southwestern New Mexico ghost town
Maxwell National Wildlife Refuge

Organ Mountains
Pecos Wilderness Area
Potrillo Volcanic Field
San Andres National
Wildlife Refuge
San Pedro Wilderness Area
Santa Cruz Lake
Santa Fe National Forest
Sevilleta National
Wildlife Refuge
Three Rivers
Petroglyph Site
Valley of Fire
Recreation Area
Whitewater Canyon

Cities & Towns

Alamogordo, New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Artesia, New Mexico
Bloomfield, New Mexico
Carlsbad, New Mexico
Carrizozo, New Mexico
Clovis, New Mexico
Deming, New Mexico
Farmington, New Mexico
Fort Sumner, New Mexico
Gallup, New Mexico
Grants, New Mexico
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Las Vegas, New Mexico
Los Alamos, New Mexico

Pinos Altos, New Mexico
Portales, New Mexico
Roswell, New Mexico
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Santa Rosa, NM
Shiprock, New Mexico
Silver City, New Mexico
- Silver City's Three Attractions
Socorro, New Mexico
Taos, New Mexico
Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
Tucumcari, New Mexico
Tularosa, New Mexico
Vaughn, New Mexico

Historic Locations & Points of Interest

Acoma, The Sky City
Aden Crater (Discoveryof Shasta Ground Sloth)
Alameda Park Zoo (Alamogordo)
Bradbury Science Museum (north central)
Bisti Badlands
Canyon Road Sante Fe
Cooke’s Peak
Dripping Springs
Cochiti Pueblo: (north central)
Four Corners Area: Navajo Rock Art & Pueblitos
Ghosts of Old Mesilla, NM
Grand Circle
Interstate 10
International Space Museum & Planetarium (Alamogordo)
Jemez Pueblo (north central)
Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park


Mescalero Apache Indian Reservation (central)
Missile Park (White Sands Missile Range)
Mogollon - New Mexico ghost town
National Atomic Museum
New Mexico's Highway 152

New Mexico's Space Triangle
Navajo Indian Reservation (northwest)
Salinas Basin
San Felipe Pueblo (north central)
Santa Clara Pueblo (north central)
Santa Domingo Pueblo (north central)
Three Rivers Petroglyph Site
Toy Train Depot (Alamogordo)
Trail of Turquoise
Exploring the Tularosa
The Original Ground Zero
Zia Pueblo (north central)
Zuni Indian Reservation (northwest)


New Mexico Facts

Capital: Santa Fe
Land Area: 121,356 sq. miles
Population: 1,874,614
Counties: 33
Highest Point:
Wheeler Peak at 13,161 feet,
Lowest Point:
Red Bluff Reservoir at 2,842 feet

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