State Land Office Launches New Dispersed and Backpack Camping Pilot Programs for Hunters

SANTA FE, NM – The State Land Office today launched two new pilot programs for licensed New Mexico hunters that will create new dispersed camping opportunities in the White Peak region of Mora and Colfax Counties, as well as options for backpack camping in the Luera Mountains in Catron County. This is the first time in decades that dispersed camping and backpacking have been permitted on state trust land.