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Lake Valley Historic Townsite, NM

Bureau of Land Management

Lake Valley Historic Townsite

The mining town of Lake Valley was founded in 1878 after silver was discovered. Almost overnight, the small frontier town blossomed into a major settlement with a population of 4,000 people. Today, silver...[more]

Address

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

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Directions

Go west of Caballo Lake on NM 152, then south on NM 27; or from NM 26 at the town of Nutt, travel north on NM 27 for about 12 miles.

Activities
  • AUTO TOURING AUTO TOURING
  • HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE
  • INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS
  • PICNICKING PICNICKING
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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