BLM New Mexico COVID-19 Information Update

The President’s Executive Order on Protecting the Federal Workforce, and those interacting with us, requires all Federal employees, contractors, and others in Federal buildings and on Federal lands to wear masks, maintain physical distance, and adhere to other public health measures identified in the CDC guidelines. Mask up and help BLM continue to ensure continuity of service, meet the mission and serve our communities. Do your part to ensure continuity of government services and put COVID-19 behind us.

The latest information on changes to facilities and services in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) is available here.

View the alert: BLM New Mexico COVID-19 Information Update

Continental Divide National Scenic Trail

Continental Divide National Scenic Trail
Phone:
Address:

Las Cruces District Office 1800 Marquess Street Las Cruces, NM 88005

Latitude/Longitude:
35.5521075, -107.3254806
Directions:

Because Trail location, use, and condition status across the state are managed by the unique agency office associated with that area, users are encouraged to contact every pertinent office for Trail updates, especially when crossing Wilderness or Wilderness Study Areas.

AUTO TOURING
BIKING
CAMPING
ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION
FISHING
HIKING
HORSEBACK RIDING
HUNTING
PHOTOGRAPHY
WILDLIFE VIEWING
WINTER SPORTS

Continental Divide National Scenic Trail

The Continental Divide National Scenic Trail provides for high quality, scenic, primitive hiking and horseback-riding recreational experiences, while conserving natural, historic, and cultural resources along the Continental Divide. Extending 3100 miles between Mexico and Canada, the trail traverses landscapes primarily on public lands within 50 miles of the geographic feature. This National Scenic Trail was established in 1978 through the authority of the National Trails System Act (P.L. 90-543) and is one of the outstanding resources of the National Landscape Conservation System.

Where the Trail crosses BLM lands in New Mexico the route does not ordinarily have a tread. Except where it follows ranch roads, the Trail is identified with line of sight signs or rock cairns. Equestrian facilities are intermittent and in various stages of development.