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Acknowledgements: Many thanks to Bob Julyan, whose outstanding book New Mexico’s Wilderness Areas: The Complete Guide was used as a reference for creating this map. Click here to view the book on

Disclaimer: This map overlays GIS-based wilderness boundary layers on satellite data from Google Maps and Google Earth. The New Mexico Wilderness Alliance does not endorse using this data for navigation. It is the responsibility of the user to apply this data in an appropriate and conscientious manner. While NMWA attempts to use the most current and accurate data available, NMWA provides no warranty and accepts no liability arising from incorrect or incomplete data, or from incorrect use of this data. BE SAFE and be prepared when you enjoy New Mexico’s Wilderness.

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