Birding Northeastern New Mexico offers a backdrop of breathtaking scenery and diverse habitat. Northeastern New Mexico is home to over 400 species of birds. New Mexico Bird Finding Guide states San Miguel County, "has perhaps the greatest habitat and species diversity of any county in northeastern New Mexico." The Pecos area has four distinct life zones including pinyon/juniper, mixed coniferous and ponderosa pines, subalpine around 9500 feet, and alpine at over 11,000 feet with each of these zones supporting unique bird species. Pecos River Cabins offers an ideal Bird Watching destination. Many of our birding guests obtain multiple Lifers on property.Check it out now!
Pecos, New Mexico has so much to offer! The Pecos Wilderness is a protected wilderness area within the Santa Fe National Forest and Carson National Forest. PECOS is a gateway allowing travel from the Great Plains to Santa Fe through the southern Rocky Mountains. The trail was used by Indian tribes, Spanish settlers, traders on the Santa Fe Trail, Civil War soldiers and cruisers on Route 66.