Wilderness Areas

New Mexico is home to 26 Wilderness Areas that are spread across National Forest, BLM, National Wildlife Refuge, and National Park Service lands. Many of these areas offer some of the best hiking and exploring in the entire state.


Aldo Leopold Wilderness

Apache Kid Wilderness

Chama River Wilderness

Columbine-Hondo Wilderness

Gila Wilderness

Manzano Mountain Wilderness

Mount Withington Wilderness

Pecos Wilderness

Sandia Mountain Wilderness

San Pedro Parks Wilderness

Wheeler Peak Wilderness

White Mountain Wilderness