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Angel Peak Scenic Area (BLM)
County Road 7175 Bloomfield, NM 87413

Angel Peak Scenic Area is managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Farmington Field Office. The nearly 7,000-foot Angel Peak, a landmark composed of sandstone, is visible for miles in any direction. However, the banded colors of the badlands and the deep sculpted fingers of Kutz Canyon at the base of Angel Peak are only fully revealed to those who take a short hike along the canyon rim. Three picnic areas, a campground, and a short nature trail overlook Angel Peak and the badlands. The Angel Peak Campground has nine sites available for tent camping; each with picnic tables on a concrete underfoot, gravel pathways, and fire grates. No electrical hookups or water is available. A short nature trail winds among the plants that have found a niche along the desolate rim and leads to an overlook of the canyon. The stark, barren landscape also provides the perfect home for a variety of desert animals including rattlesnakes - be aware of your surroundings while enjoying the amazing views! Angel Peak is subject to seasonal extremes and visitors should be prepared for changing weather; it can get cold in the winter, hot in the summer, and is prone to strong spring winds. Always plan ahead, be prepared for weather changes, and carry plenty of water.