Las Palomas Marsh

Description:

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.

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.

Phone:

(575) 525-4300

Email:

ogomez@blm.gov

Address:

Las Cruces District Office 1800 Marquess Street Las Cruces, NM 88005-3370

Activities:

Biking Hiking Horseback Riding Wildlife Viewing

Organization:

BLM - Bureau of Land Management

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