National Forests and Grassland in New Mexico


Following 2 women hiking a trail on Santa Fe National Forest
Hiking the trail...

National Forests in New Mexico

Name Acreage Points of Interest
Carson National Forest
Taos, NM
1,507,000 Wheeler Peak Wilderness, North Pecos Wilderness, Valle Vidal, Cruces Basin
Cibola National Forest
Albuquerque, NM
1,625,542 Mt. Taylor, Sandia Wilderness, Manzano Mountain Wilderness, Withington Wilderness, Apache Kid Wilderness
Gila National Forest
Silver City, NM
3,300,000 Gila Cliff Dwellings, Tularosa Mountains, Gila Wilderness, Aldo Leopold Wilderness, Big Burro Mountains
Kiowa National Grassland
Clayton, NM
137,131 Canadian River Canyon, McNees Crossing
Lincoln National Forest
Alamogordo, NM
1,103,441 Sunspot, Sacramento Mountains, Capitan Mountains Wilderness, White Mountain Wilderness, Guadalupe Mountains
Santa Fe National Forest
Santa Fe, NM
1,567,181 Pecos Wilderness, Truchas Peaks, Jemez Mountains, Valles Caldera, San Pedro Parks Wilderness, Rio Chama Wild and Scenic River
 
Looking at a hillside filled with aspens in color
Aspens in color
Map showing the general locations of the Forest Service properties in New Mexico
Looking down a near-barren canyon in Lincoln National Forest
In Lincoln National Forest
 
Upper photos courtesy of TheArmchairExplorer, CCA-by-SA 4.0 License
Bottom photo courtesy of the US Forest Service
Map courtesy of Cartesia MapArt US Terrain