Cedar Mountains Wilderness Study Area


Las Cruces District Office 1800 Marquess Street Las Cruces, NM 88001

31.95101, -108.1055514
From I-10 (27 miles east of Lordsburg and 32 miles west of Deming), take exit 49 to NM 146 and drive south about 19 miles to NM 9 at Hachita, NM. Drive east approximately 7ј miles on NM 9 then turn left onto County Rd 001 (unmarked), heading northeast. Drive for about 3ѕ miles to the perimeter of private land and park. Avoiding entering private land, hike about 2 ј miles first east and then northeast to reach the southwestern border of the WSA.

Cedar Mountains Wilderness Study Area

The Cedar Mountains WSA is located in southwestern New Mexico. The area is characterized by a southeast trending ridge with scattered peaks and rolling hills. Vegetation consists of mixed mountain shrubs, creosote bush, and tobosa. The area provides habitat for mule deer and javelina.

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