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Recreation in the Organ and Franklin mountains, New Mexico.

Recreation in the Organ and Franklin mountains, New Mexico.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Mimbres Resource Area in Las Cruces, N.M. (1800 Marquess St., Las Cruces 88005) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Outdoor recreation -- New Mexico -- Organ Mountains.,
  • Organ Mountains (N.M.) -- Recreational use.

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    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Land Management. Mimbres Resource Area.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 sheet :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17679463M

    Rabbit Ears Plateau Organ Mountains; Tonuco Mountain; Tortugas Mountain (NM) Picacho Peak; Florida Mountains The foot Prominence Peaks of New Mexico; Sierra del Cristo Rey; Alamo Mountain; Franklin Mountain (North) Franklin Mountains; Ranger Peak Franklin Mountains. Routes (4) Spectra Point/Rampart Overlook Trail Cedar Breaks National Monument. Organ/Franklin Mountains ACEC to exclude acres of BLM-administered public land and making that parcel available for possible disposal by direct sale at fair market value. The document discusses impacts of removal of the land from ACEC designation and management and impacts from future use under private ownership.

    The Sierra Vista National Recreation Trail in southwestern New Mexico is almost entirely within the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument, but southward 29 miles, you will eventually cross over the State line into Texas. It is a multi-use, non-motorized trail, and the local community regularly traverses it in many ways: from mountain biking and horseback riding to long distance : K. New Mexico’s Organ Mountains Explore the Organ Mountains Trails. by Jay W. Sharp. The Organ Mountains, a small and rugged 9,foot high, 32 million-year-old range in south-central New Mexico just east of Las Cruces, have long drawn the adventurous into the rocky folds and crevices of their steep granitic and rhyolite slopes.

    Top New Mexico Mountains: See reviews and photos of mountains in New Mexico, United States on Tripadvisor. Reference: Dunham, K.C. (), The geology of the Organ Mountains with an account of the geology and mineral resources of Dona Ana County, New Mexico, NM Bur. Mines & Min,. Resources Bul.: 11; Clippinger, D.M. (), Barite of Nnew Mexico, NM Bur. Mines & Min. Resources Circ. 21 Brobst, D.A. (), Barite Resources of the United States, USGS Bull. B: (Table 10); Minerals of New.


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View all. Recreation in the Organ and Franklin mountains Recreation in the Organ and Franklin mountains, New Mexico (SuDoc I M 65/4/) by U.S. Dept of Interior (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Author: U.S. Dept of Interior. RECREATION IN THE ORGAN AND FRANKLIN MOUNTAINS NEW MEXICO Download Recreation In The Organ And Franklin Mountains New Mexico ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to Recreation In The Organ And Franklin Mountains New Mexico book pdf for free now. The guidebook "Rock Climbing New Mexico" by Dennis Jackson has a short section that is useful for climbing in the Organs. A new edition is now out () and includes a bit more info on the area.

A few online resources are helpful. The Sierra Vista Trail is a mile National New Mexico. book Trail. It is a nonmotorized recreation trail along the western flank of the Organ Mountains and the eastern side of the Franklin Mountains.

The trail provides spectacular views of the mountains, which jut majestically above the desert floor. It is also possible to see wildlife, including mule deer and coyotes, along the trail.

The high wall, needle-like spires of the Organ Mountains curve dramatically around a semicircle of Chihuahuan Desert habitat at the Aguirre Spring Campground. The campground, nestled at the base of spectacular cliffs, overlooks the Tularosa Basin and White Sands National Monument.

Alligator juniper, gray oak, mountain mahogany and sotol are a few of the abundant plant species here. Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument, Las Cruces: Address, Phone Number, Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument Reviews: /5 United States New Mexico (NM)/ TripAdvisor reviews.

The Franklin Mountains are separated from the Organ Mountains by a mile wide low area known as Anthony Gap. Much of this intervening land is part of Fort Bliss.

Geology [ edit ]. Ten new wilderness areas within the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument were part of S. 47, the John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act ofwhich was signed into law on Ma !More information about these ten wilderness areas, which total roughlyacres, is available here.

The Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument was established on The Bureau of Land Management administers many recreational opportunities in the monument.

Aguirre Spring Campground is at the base of the spectacular cliffs and overlooks the Tularosa Basin. The 4-mile Pine Tree Trail begins and ends at the campground.

The picnic and camp sites have shelters and shade. This Plan is expected to guide all land use activities on o acres of public land administered by the bureau of Land Management (BLM), as well as any lands that might be acquired in the Organ and Franklin Mountains of south-central New Mexico.

AU - United States. Bureau of Land Management. Mimbres Resource Area. KW - Environmental aspects. The Geology of the Organ Mountains.

by Kingley Dunham. New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources. Bulle Part III. Reprinted in with 4 pullout maps in rear pocket. Get this from a library.

Organ Mountains coordinated resource management plan. [United States. Bureau of Land Management. Mimbres Resource Area.] -- The Organ Mountains Coordinated Resource Management Plan (CRMP) is a comprehensive, multiple-use activity plan prepared utilizing the coordinated resource management planning concept.

This Plan is. The Organ Mountains are a compact range a few miles east of Las Cruces, forming a southerly extension of the much larger San Andres Mountains - both create a natural divide between Rio Grande Valley in the west and Tularosa Valley in the east, much of which is contained within White Sands Missile Base.

The most spectacular section of the Organ Mountains are the Needles, a jagged ridge of. This Plan is expected to guide all land use activities on o acres of public land administered by the bureau of Land Management (BLM), as well as any lands that might be acquired in the Organ and Franklin Mountains of south-central New Mexico "May " One map on 1 folded leaf in back℗pocket "BLM-NM-PT".

The Organ Mountains are a rugged mountain range in southern New Mexico in the southwestern United States. They lie convert|10|mi|km|0|lk=on east of the city of Las Cruces, in Doña Ana County. The Organ Mountains are near the southern end of a. Here are some places to mountain bike in Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument.

The BLM supports this popular recreation opportunity by managing more than miles of multi-use trails in. Sierra Vista National Recreation Trail, NM. The Sierra Vista Trail runs along the western flank of the Organ Mountains and the eastern side of the Franklin Mountains for 29 miles. The trail provides spectacular views of the mountains, which jut majestically above the desert floor.

It is also possible to see wildlife, including mule deer and coyotes, along the trail. The Organ Mountains consist of several closely spaced north-trending hogbacks connected in their central parts by a narrow east-trending ridge.

Maximum elevation is 5, ft at Bishop Cap, a prominent miter-shaped peak on the western edge of the hills. Local relief ranges from a few hundred to about 1, feet. A narrow gap, formed on alluvial.

Origin and Habitat: endemic to New Mexico, Doña Ana County, in northern Franklin and the southern part of the Organ Mountains. Altitude: metres above sea level. Habitat: Escobaria organensis grows in small clusters in rugged and inaccessible areas and often forms large patches in crevices on the rocky limestone walls of canyons or scattered along ridgelines.RECREATIONAL VALUES: The Organ and Franklin Mountains currently receive aboutrecreation visits per year, most of which is attributable to the Aguirre Spring campground and immediate area.

Developed camping and trails, in a mountain setting, are .This Plan is expected to guide all land use activities on o acres of public land administered by the bureau of Land Management (BLM), as well as any lands that might be acquired in the Organ and Franklin Mountains of south-central New Mexico.