BLM Las Cruces District Office closed on Nov. 10 and recreation site fees waived in observance of Veterans Day


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LAS CRUCES, N.M. — The Bureau of Land Management Las Cruces District Office will be closed on Nov. 10 in observance of Veterans Day. The office will resume regular business hours on Nov. 13.

In honor of those who have served in the armed forces, the BLM Las Cruces District Office will waive entrance fees at all recreation sites on Nov. 11.

Veterans Day is the final fee-free day for 2023. The next fee-free day will be Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Jan. 15, 2024.

Fee sites affected within the district include: Three Rivers Petroglyph Site, Aguirre Spring Recreation Area and Campground and Dripping Springs Natural Area. Site standard amenity and individual day-use fees at these recreation sites and areas will be waived. Other fees, such as overnight camping and group day use will remain in effect.

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 western states, including Alaska, on behalf of the American people. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. Our mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.