Where the Plains Meet the Mountains

Northeast Region

More plains than peaks, this region’s rippling short-grass prairie is dotted with hidden lakes. Once the domain of Santa Fe Trail pioneers and cattle barons, the northeast remains home to working ranches, rugged Westerners, and storied stops along Route 66. Welcome to Cowboy Country.

The Northeast Region of New Mexico is a Bird Watchers Paradise.
Discover birding and nature destinations, state and national parks, wildlife areas, national grasslands, and forests.

Interactive Birding Map

Rght off I-25: Las Vegas is New Mexico True

Northeast Cities & Towns

New Mexico True Snapshots from Visitors Like You!