Recreation sites on the Lincoln National Forest are now open for the 2019 season. The Lincoln National Forest, covering 1.1 million acres, offers a wide variety of outdoor recreation opportunities and seasonal experiences for the approximately 767,000 yearly visitors it welcomes to southern New Mexico.Continue reading
The Lincoln National Forest has issued a temporary closure order for the protection of human health and safety for the Tunnel Vista Observation Site on the Sacramento Ranger District following a motor vehicle accident on May 7, 2019.
A commercial semi-truck and trailer crashed into the canyon just west of the tunnel on Highway 82 as it was coming down the mountain. The truck caught fire upon impact. The trailer separated from the truck and broke open, spilling tar onto the ground.Continue reading
The Sacramento Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest will be burning a combination of hand and slash piles beginning May 9, 2019, as conditions and weather allow. The piles are located off Alamo Peak Road within timber sale areas. The prescribed burn aims to claim around 350 acres.Continue reading