Taos Field Office

With two outstanding Wild and Scenic Rivers and three developed recreation areas, the BLM’s Taos Field Office is a great place to experience a whitewater rafting challenge; enjoy a breathtaking view of a river gorge; hike miles of developed trails; camp under the stars; view wildlife; or visit important prehistoric, historic, or active cultural sites. Come and explore over 594,000 acres of your public lands. The Field Office also administers over 4 million acres of Federal mineral estate.

Popular Recreation Areas

Diablo Canyon Recreation Area
La Cieneguilla Petroglyphs
Nambe Badlands Trail  
New Mexico Recreation Activities
Rio Chama Wild and Scenic River Lottery/Permits
Rí­o Grande del Norte National Monument
Sabinoso Wilderness 
Santa Cruz Lake Recreation Area


Eric Valencia

Field Manager (acting)
(575) 758-8851


Mailing Address:
1024 Paseo del Pueblo Sur
Taos, NM 87571-5983
Phone: 575-758-8851
Fax: 575-758-1620
7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m., M-F, (The Office is unable to forward calls from the main line and some internal phone lines may be inoperable. Please call the main line to leave a message for BLM staff to return the call.)

TTY/Relay System

If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability, please dial 7-1-1 to access telecommunications relay services.