Ignacio Chavez Special Management Area

Description:

Almost 50,000 acres of solitude at elevations up to 8400Ý Popular hunting area.

Directions:

Travel northwest on US 550 from Bernalillo, NM, past San Ysidro (23 miles from Bernalillo). Continue northwest along US 550 about 20 more miles to the junction with County Road 279 to the west (left). A green highway sign (labeled “San Luis – Cabezon – Torreon”) marks the County Road 279 turnoff. This paved road passes through the small village of San Luis, after which the road turns to gravel and dirt. Travel on this dirt road approximately 18 miles, crossing the bridge over the Chico Arroyo, until the road splits – County Road 279 continues south to Guadalupe and BLM Road 1103 begins west. Travel on 1103 for about one mile, until County Road 25 splits to the north. BLM Road 1103 continues to the mesa top of the Ignacio Chavez Grant.

Phone:

(505) 761-8700

Email:

jbeazley@blm.gov

Address:

Albuquerque Field Office 435 Montano Rd, NE Albuquerque, NM 87107

Activities:

Auto Touring Biking Camping Hiking Horseback Riding Hunting Wildlife Viewing

Organization:

BLM - Bureau of Land Management

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