Jemez National Recreation Area, Jemez Springs

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Jemez National Recreation Area is a National Recreation Area in the U.S. state of New Mexico. Located in Santa Fe National Forest, the U.S. Forest Service recreation area comprises 57650acre and is administered by the U.S. Forest Service's Jemez Ranger District. The Forest Service administers the lands to promote the area for fishing, camping, rock climbing, hunting and hiking. Hunting is specifically permitted in the national recreation area. The government is required to consult with Jemez Pueblo on matters concerning cultural and religious sites and may close areas for traditional uses by the pueblo. Mining is prohibited, except on pre-existing claims.
About 9350acre are private lands. The national recreation area borders on Valles Caldera National Preserve. About 1.6 million people visit the area each year.
Jemez National Recreation Area was established in 1993 by Public Law 103-104.
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  • Only wish was for more time...but my day trip was worthwhile all the same.. There are so many outdoor activities here spread over a large area...hiking, fishing, camping, rock climbing, hot springs, w...  more »
  • Take off on any of the trails and see some of New Mexico‚Äôs most spectacular views. This valley and recreation area are lovely  more »

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