El Malpais

Wilderness Study Area - New Mexico

The El Malpais WSA consists of several independent tracts of land under consideration for wilderness designation in conjunction with lands proposed for wilderness within the El Malpais National Monument. One tract includes Little Hole in the Wall, a "kipuka" (a Hawaiian term meaning island of fertile ground), which lava flowed around on all sides leaving grassland segregated by a sea of broken, jagged basalt. This area is covered by piсon-juniper woodlands and open stands of ponderosa pine. The Continental Divide National Scenic Trail passes through this WSA.

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maps

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

Map of El Malpais Wilderness Study Area (WSA) in New Mexico. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

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

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

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

Map of Chain of Craters Wilderness Study Area (WSA) in New Mexico. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Visitor Map of El Malpais National Conservation Area (NCA) in New Mexico. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).El Malpais - Visitor Map

Visitor Map of El Malpais National Conservation Area (NCA) in New Mexico. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Map of West Malpais Wilderness in New Mexico. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).West Malpais - Wilderness Map

Map of West Malpais Wilderness in New Mexico. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

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

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

Official visitor map of El Malpais National Monument (NM) in New Mexico. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).El Malpais - Visitor Map

Official visitor map of El Malpais National Monument (NM) in New Mexico. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

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).

El Malpais WSA https://www.blm.gov/visit/el-malpais-wsa The El Malpais WSA consists of several independent tracts of land under consideration for wilderness designation in conjunction with lands proposed for wilderness within the El Malpais National Monument. One tract includes Little Hole in the Wall, a "kipuka" (a Hawaiian term meaning island of fertile ground), which lava flowed around on all sides leaving grassland segregated by a sea of broken, jagged basalt. This area is covered by piсon-juniper woodlands and open stands of ponderosa pine. The Continental Divide National Scenic Trail passes through this WSA.

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