The U.S. National Park Service preserves 58 national parks, 390 parks, historic sites, memorials, and recreation areas that attract nearly 300 million visitors every year. Our U.S. national parks are repositories of the nation’s biological diversity and contain some of the last ecosystem remnants that are found nowhere else in the world. Explore US Parks Online

Shenandoah National Park is a beautiful, historic national treasure which includes the 105-mile long Skyline Drive, a National Scenic Byway. The Park covers the crest of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains for over seventy-five miles. The Appalachian Trail roughly parallels the Skyline Drive and 101 miles of this trail run through the Park. (more…)

New Mexico National and State Parks and Recreation

New Mexico has one national park, 40 State Parks, 3 State Airports, 2 State Fish Hatcheries, 1 State Wildlife Area, 5 National Forests, 1 National Memorial, 5 National Historic Landmarks, 2 National Historic Parks, 8 National Wildlife Refuges,  1 National Recreation Area, and 16 Wilderness Areas.

National Park

State Parks

State Airports

State Fish Hatcheries

State Wildlife Area

National Forests

National Memorial

National Historic Landmarks

National Historic Parks

National Wildlife Refuges

  • Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge
  • Valle De Oro National Wildlife Refuge

National Recreation Area

New Mexico Wilderness Areas

There are sixteen wilderness areas in the state of New Mexico.

  • Aden Lava Flow Wilderness Study Area
  • Aldo Leopold Wilderness
  • Apache Kid Wilderness
  • Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness
  • Blue Range Wilderness
  • Carlsbad Caverns Wilderness
  • Chama River Canyon Wilderness
  • Dome Wilderness
  • Gila Wilderness
  • Latir Peak Wilderness
  • Manzano Wilderness
  • Pecos Wilderness
  • San Pedro Parks Wilderness
  • Sandia Mountain Wilderness
  • Wheeler Peak Wilderness
  • White Mountain Wilderness