Datil Well

Recreation Area - New Mexico

Datil Well Recreation Area Campground includes one of 15 water wells along the old Magdalena Livestock Driveway. The old cattle trail was established in the 1800s and stretched 120 miles from Springerville, Arizona, to Magdalena, New Mexico. The area includes 3 miles of hiking trails in piñon-juniper and ponderosa pine woodlands, with scenic views of the San Augustin Plains. The trail and vistas also offer an occasional glimpse of wildlife in a setting of quiet and solitude. You can close your eyes and almost hear the cattle lowing as they settle in for the night.Please leave a clean camp and respect the facilities and natural surroundings. Pack it in. Pack it out.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of the Magdalena Mountains in the Magdalena Ranger District (RD) of Cibola National Forest (NF) in New Mexico. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).Cibola MVUM - Magdalena - Magdalena Mountains 2020

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of the Magdalena Mountains in the Magdalena Ranger District (RD) of Cibola National Forest (NF) in New Mexico. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

Pocket Guide Map of Gila National Forest (NF) in New Mexico. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).Gila NF - Pocket Guide Map

Pocket Guide Map of Gila National Forest (NF) in New Mexico. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

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).

Datil Well RA https://www.blm.gov/visit/datil-well-recreation-area-campground https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Datil,_New_Mexico Datil Well Recreation Area Campground includes one of 15 water wells along the old Magdalena Livestock Driveway. The old cattle trail was established in the 1800s and stretched 120 miles from Springerville, Arizona, to Magdalena, New Mexico. The area includes 3 miles of hiking trails in piñon-juniper and ponderosa pine woodlands, with scenic views of the San Augustin Plains. The trail and vistas also offer an occasional glimpse of wildlife in a setting of quiet and solitude. You can close your eyes and almost hear the cattle lowing as they settle in for the night.Please leave a clean camp and respect the facilities and natural surroundings. Pack it in. Pack it out.

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