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Cowboy Spring WSA


Location: 50 miles south of Lordsburg

Elevation Range: 4,900-5,445 feet
 
BLM Acreage: 6,699 acres
 
Description:
Cowboy Spring WSA is located in the southwestern part of New Mexico approximately 50 miles south of Lordsburg. The WSA consists of rugged canyons and rough hill country and is covered by juniper, mixed mountain shrubs, and grasses. This area is located at a convergent point of Chihuahuan Desert, Rocky Mountain, and Sierra Madre ecosystems. The WSA boasts 130 species of birds, 60 species of mammals, and 40 species of reptiles. Exceptional opportunities for hiking, bird watching, and hunting are found here, and the quality of solitude is exceptional. 

Access:
There is not legal access to this area.

 
 
Contact Information
Las Cruces District Office
1800 Marquess Street
Las Cruces, NM 88005
(575) 525-4300


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Map of Cowboy Spring WSA