Big Hatchet Mountains

Wilderness Study Area - New Mexico

The Big Hatchet Mountains Wilderness Study Area is located in southwestern New Mexico and is the highest mountain in the vicinity. This is an isolated block fault uplifted mountain with tall stratified cliffs. Desert grasses and shrubs in the lowlands give way to piñon, juniper, mountain mahogany, and oak trees in the higher elevations. These mountains are very rugged and include massive limestone cliffs. These rugged mountains are home to desert bighorn sheep and significant bat colonies. The Continental Divide National Scenic Trail passes through this WSA.

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Visitor Map of Alamo Hueco Mountains Wilderness Study Area (WSA) in New Mexico. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Alamo Hueco Mountains - Visitor Map

Visitor Map of Alamo Hueco Mountains Wilderness Study Area (WSA) in New Mexico. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Visitor Map of Big Hatchet Mountains Wilderness Study Area (WSA) in New Mexico. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Big Hatchet Mountains - Visitor Map

Visitor Map of Big Hatchet Mountains Wilderness Study Area (WSA) in New Mexico. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Visitor Map of Cedar Mountains Wilderness Study Area (WSA) in New Mexico. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Cedar Mountains - Visitor Map

Visitor Map of Cedar Mountains Wilderness Study Area (WSA) in New Mexico. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Visitor Map of Cowboy Spring Wilderness Study Area (WSA) in New Mexico. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Cowboy Spring - Visitor Map

Visitor Map of Cowboy Spring Wilderness Study Area (WSA) in New Mexico. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Visitor Map of Gray Peak Wilderness Study Area (WSA) in New Mexico. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Gray Peak - Visitor Map

Visitor Map of Gray Peak Wilderness Study Area (WSA) in New Mexico. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Visitor Map of Guadalupe Canyon Wilderness Study Area (WSA) in New Mexico. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Guadalupe Canyon - Visitor Map

Visitor Map of Guadalupe Canyon Wilderness Study Area (WSA) in New Mexico. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Visitor Map of Gila Lower Box Wilderness Study Area (WSA) in New Mexico. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Gila Lower Box - Visitor Map

Visitor Map of Gila Lower Box Wilderness Study Area (WSA) in New Mexico. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Visitor Map of Blue Creek Wilderness in New Mexico. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Blue Creek - Visitor Map

Visitor Map of Blue Creek Wilderness in New Mexico. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Visitor Map of Peloncillo Mountains Wilderness Study Area (WSA) in New Mexico. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Peloncillo Mountains - Visitor Map

Visitor Map of Peloncillo Mountains Wilderness Study Area (WSA) in New Mexico. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

brochures

New Mexico Public Lands Recreation Guide. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).BLM New Mexico - Recreation Guide

New Mexico Public Lands Recreation Guide. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Big Hatchet Mountains WSA https://www.blm.gov/visit/big-hatchet-mountains-wsa https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Hatchet_Mountains The Big Hatchet Mountains Wilderness Study Area is located in southwestern New Mexico and is the highest mountain in the vicinity. This is an isolated block fault uplifted mountain with tall stratified cliffs. Desert grasses and shrubs in the lowlands give way to piñon, juniper, mountain mahogany, and oak trees in the higher elevations. These mountains are very rugged and include massive limestone cliffs. These rugged mountains are home to desert bighorn sheep and significant bat colonies. The Continental Divide National Scenic Trail passes through this WSA.

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