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El Malpais Ranger Station

El Malpais Ranger Station

The ranger station contains exhibits about the cultural and historical aspects of El Malpais. It also has information on the natural history, birds, plants, geology, and other information about this portion of New Mexico. An eight-minute orientation video is available for viewing upon request. A short hiking trail begins at the visitor center parking area for about a 45-minute hike to great vistas of the nearby area. The visitor center also has a bookstore operated by the nonprofit Public Lands Interpretive Association and it offers books, maps, and educational games and toys.

Seasons Open: Year around

Fees: none

 ADA Accessibility Notes
ADA accessible
 Pet Friendly Notes
pets on leash

For More Information, Contact:

Marie Oskay
PO Box 846, Grants, NM 87020
505-280-6606 · toll-free none · fax none

Ranger Yoder wrote on October 09, 2015: This ranger station icon is a duplicate entry and incorrectly shown on the map. It is already labelled and mapped correctly on the east side of State Road 117. Happy Trails!

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Latitude: 34.948990700
Longitude: -107.830810500
Elevation: 6971 FT (2125 M)
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