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BLM El Malpais NCA Ranger Station

 
Prarie Rattlesnake basking and hunting by the bird pond
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Don't let the name fool you. This ranger station is a visitor center, a museum, a nature center, and a wealth of area information. Come in and explore the map collection. Plan a wilderness foray or a ten minute stroll. View the extensive photographs and displays of pueblo and homestead life. Point the telescope at the volcano summit or at the bird life coming close for a drink. Watch the informative videos.

Seasons Open: Open every day

Hours Open: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Fees: None

 ADA Accessibility Notes

Wheelchair accessible front entrance, bathrooms, and museum.

 Eco-Friendly Notes

Plastic and aluminum recycling for small quantities.

 Pet Friendly Notes

All pets must remain under owner control on a leash.

For More Information, Contact:

Paul Yoder

PYoder@BLM.gov
http://www.blm.gov/nm/st/en/prog/recreation/rio_puerco/el_malpais.html
PO Box 846, Grants, NM 87020
505.280.2918 (Ranger St. 9a-4p)
 

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Latitude: 34.970832000
Longitude: -107.810512000
Elevation: 6669 FT (2033 M)
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