Prehistoric Trackways

National Monument - New Mexico

Prehistoric Trackways National Monument is in the Robledo Mountains of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, near the city of Las Cruces. The site includes a major deposit of Paleozoic Era fossilized footprints in fossil mega-trackways of land animals, sea creatures, and insects. These are known as trace fossils or ichnofossils. There are also fossilized plants and petrified wood present, as well as plenty of marine invertebrate fossils including brachiopods, gastropods, cephalopods, bivalves, and echinoderms.

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Map of National Conservation Lands in Doña Ana County in the BLM Las Cruces District in New Mexico. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Doña Ana County - National Conservation Lands

Map of National Conservation Lands in Doña Ana County in the BLM Las Cruces District in New Mexico. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Visitor Map of Aden Lava Flow Wilderness in the BLM Las Cruces District in New Mexico. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Aden Lava Flow - Visitor Map

Visitor Map of Aden Lava Flow Wilderness in the BLM Las Cruces District in New Mexico. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

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

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

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).

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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).

Prehistoric Trackways NM https://www.blm.gov/visit/ptnm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prehistoric_Trackways_National_Monument Prehistoric Trackways National Monument is in the Robledo Mountains of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, near the city of Las Cruces. The site includes a major deposit of Paleozoic Era fossilized footprints in fossil mega-trackways of land animals, sea creatures, and insects. These are known as trace fossils or ichnofossils. There are also fossilized plants and petrified wood present, as well as plenty of marine invertebrate fossils including brachiopods, gastropods, cephalopods, bivalves, and echinoderms.

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