Florida Mountains Wilderness Study Area, New Mexico Camping & Hiking

Florida Mountains Wilderness Study Area, New Mexico Camping & Hiking

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Directions

From Deming, NM drive east on NM 549 approximately 6Ñ• miles and turn right on Rock Hound Rd/NM 143. Drive south for about 5.5 miles on 143, then turn right onto NM 198. Drive approximately 2 miles to where the road ends in Rockhound State Park, Spring Canyon Recreation Area (State fee area). Park at the Lovers Leap Canyon trailhead. The Lovers Leap Trail is .8 miles and ends at the boundary of the WSA.

Phone

575-525-4300

Activities

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Camping Reservations

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Hiking Trails

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The Florida Mountains WSA is located in southern New Mexico about 10 miles southeast of Demming. The Florida Mountains are an isolated, rocky, north-south trending range with steep canyons and vertical cliffs. Alluvial fans slope toward the valley floors on all sides of the mountain range. The plant species in the WSA consist of grasses, mixed desert shrubs, and juniper trees.

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