New Mexico, the Land of Enchantment. Deserts, alpine mountains, canyons, grasslands, history, scenery, dry climate, clean skies and water, and a low population density. Not much else to ask for.
1.5 Million acres of public land in the mountains of Northern New Mexico.
Hundreds of petroglyphs are located at this undeveloped B.L.M. area on the south side of Santa Fe.
263,000 acres of BLM land, mostly undeveloped and rugged including two designated wilderness areas.
114,000 acres of rugged boot-eating lava flow near Grants, New Mexico. Managed by the National Park Service.
Volcanic peaks, the Rio Grande Gorge, and historic sites have been preserved and protected by the creation of one of the country's newest national monuments.
Over 21,000 prehistoric rock art images are located at this B.L.M. area near Tularosa.
At the boundary between the Great Plains and Rock Mountains, Raton is home to dozens of extinct and dormant volcanoes, sedimentary layers containing coal beds and dinosaur footprints, evidence of the first humans in North America, the Santa Fe Trail, and much more.
Our sister website, RatonPhotos.com, focuses on annual events, parks and public lands, and the general scenery of the Raton region including the Northeast Highlands and mountains of northeastern New Mexico.