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Fort Stanton Recreation Area, NM

Bureau of Land Management

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, ...[more]

Fort Stanton Recreation Area

Address

Roswell Field Office
2909 W. Second Street
Roswell, NM 88201-2019
Phone:505.627.0272
Email:bmurry@blm.gov

Directions

Traveling on US 380, from the Village of Capitan, drive east 4.25 miles and turn south on NM 220. From the town of Lincoln, drive west 7.7 miles and turn south on NM 220 and travel one mile to the horse trails parking lot. The State owned historic Fort Stanton is approximately one mile further on NM 220.

Activities
  • BIKING BIKING
  • CAMPING CAMPING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE
  • HORSEBACK RIDING HORSEBACK RIDING
  • HUNTING HUNTING
  • INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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