Ongoing road construction will limit public access at Wild Rivers Recreation Area

Taos, N.M. – To accommodate a Federal Highway Administration construction project in Taos, N.M., the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces limited public access at Wild Rivers Recreation Area from July 11 – Aug. 7, 2021. Impacts to public access will occur only on Tuesdays through Thursdays during this four-week period. Visitors will have access Fridays through Mondays.  

For additional information about the road work and associated impacts, call the BLM Taos Field Office at 575-758-8851. 

This year, we invite everyone to reimagine your public lands as we celebrate 75 years of the BLM’s stewardship and service to the American people. The BLM manages approximately 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The agency’s mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. 

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