The Box Recreation Area
The 640-acre Box Recreation Area is a highly scenic, rugged area which is very popular for technical rock climbing and bouldering. The five cliffs on either side of this box canyon provide popular rock climbing for even highly skilled technical climbers. Challenging climbing opportunities include the Waterfall Wall, Corner Block and the Fillet a Papillon Wall.
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
- Open year-round.
- Hiking, rock climbing, bouldering.
- There is a developed parking area with a trailhead, kiosks, and restroom. Drinking water is not available.
- Camping in designated sites only.
- No shooting of weapons.
Remember, that climbing is a high-risk activity. For safety, climbers should not attempt climbs beyond their abilities.
Six miles southwest of Socorro off US 60.