On this page, you will find the following information (when in effect) for BLM regions listed below::

  • Recreation Closures: Travel, recreation site closures
  • Fire-Related Closures: Closures as result of wildfire

Open tabs below for more information about advisories/closures in a region near you:

Albuquerque District 

Rio Puerco Field Office

Socorro Field Office

Amarillo Field Office

No closures at this time.

Farmington District

Taos Field Office

  • Orilla Verde Recreation Area:
    • Pectate Campground (Closed for construction.)
  • Santa Cruz Lake
    • Santa Cruz Lake is now open Thursday through Sundays 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Exact change is required.
    • North Shore Campground (Closed for maintenance.)
    • Please call Santa Cruz Lake at  505-351-1438.
  • La Junta Trail (Closure due to due to unsafe trail conditions.)
  • Wild Rivers Recreation Area
    • The Wild Rivers Visitor Center is closed for the season and will reopen for the 2022 Memorial Day Weekend.
    • The Wild Rivers Backcountry Byway Loop Project has begun and will result in traffic delays through July 15, 2022. Work will not occur on Federal Holidays.
    • BLM Announces Temporary Closure of the La Junta Trail at Wild Rivers Recreation Area
      • The closure of the La Junta Trail continues at the Wild Rivers Recreation Area. The BLM has completed a feasibility study on the stabilization and realignment of the trail. The BLM is actively seeking funding for the project. The closure will remain in effect until further notice. Please see the news release for more information.
    • For more information, contact the Taos Field Office at 575-758-8851.
Las Cruces District

No closures at this time.

Oklahoma Field Office

No closures at this time.

Pecos District Office

Roswell Field Office

The recreation site closures will remain in effect until further notice. The BLM thanks all New Mexicans, visitors and partners for their cooperation. Please report any instances of vandalism to facilities to the local district office or the BLM Law Enforcement dispatch at 1-800-637-9152.

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New Mexico Public Lands Information Center

The New Mexico Public Lands Information Center is available via their online chat or phone at 505-954-2002 to answer questions about which public lands are open, where you can go camping, where to cut fuelwood, and how you can practice social distancing in the great outdoors.

Their online information center is open, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. MST.