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Las Palomas Marsh, NM

Bureau of Land Management

Overview

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 biking, and horseback riding.

Recreational Activities:

  • BIKING
  • HIKING
  • HORSEBACK RIDING
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING

Address:

Las Cruces District Office
1800 Marquess Street
Las Cruces,NM,88005-3370
Phone: (575) 525-4300
Email: ogomez@blm.gov

Directions:

Take Interstate 25 to Exit 71 (Las Palomas). Head east for 0.7 mile to the frontage road. Turn left for 0.2 mile. Turn right on a gravel road for 0.8 mile, bear to your left, and find a place to park.

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