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Wild Rivers Recreation Area (BLM)
NM 378 Questa, NM 87556
NorthCentral
575-758-8851

The Wild Rivers Recreation Area is part of the Río Grande del Norte National Monument, managed by the Bureau of Land Management. Visitors to the recreation area experience the beauty of the 800-foot Río Grande gorge, a deep canyon sliced into volcanic flows by the Río Grande. This area is rich with history, rugged beauty, and recreational opportunities. There is a visitor center, campgrounds, picnic areas, trails, and a Backcountry Byway. Several spectacular overlooks are found here, including La Junta Point, which is wheelchair accessible and provides one of the most dramatic views in the state, overlooking the confluence of the Red River and the Río Grande. Wild Rivers Recreation Area is open year-round. The Visitor Center is open from Memorial Day-Labor Day, 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. For more information, contact the Visitor Center at 575-586-1150 or the BLM Taos Field Office at 575-758-8851. Fees: Self-service pay stations are located at developed camping, picnic, and trailhead areas. • Day Use: $3.00/day per vehicle to use the area for 30 minutes or more. (An annual day use pass, good for the calendar year, is available for $20.00) • Camping: $7.00/night for one vehicle, $10.00 for two. Maximum 2 vehicles and 10 people per site. (Additional vehicles may park in day use parking areas at $3.00/day.) Annual day use passes do not apply to camping fees. • Group Shelters: $30.00 per day, $40.00 per night. • Hike-in River Campsites: $5.00/night.