Welcome to the Carson National Forest

Canjilon Lake Continental Divide Trail Echo Ampitheater Rainbow over Canjilon Serpent Lake Stewart Meadows Valle Vidal Meadow Valle Vidal Williams Lake

The Carson National Forest is one of five National Forests in New Mexico. The National Forests are America's "great outdoors," here to serve the American people at work and play!

Some of the finest mountain scenery in the Southwest is found in the 1.5 million acres covered by the Carson National Forest. Elevations rise from 6,000 feet to 13,161 feet at Wheeler Peak, the highest in New Mexico. Our objective is to maintain that natural beauty. More information about the forest

 

Features

Forest Plan Revision Local Youth Help Bring Holiday Cheer to our Nation’s Capital US Capital Christmas Tree
Two young women and two young men pose after painting US Capitol Christmas Tree 2019 Carson National Forest NM

 

Quick Links

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https://www.fs.usda.gov/carson/