Walking Sands Rest Area, Interstate I-25, New Mexico -Southbound
N 34° 18.330 W 106° 53.429
13S E 326033 N 3797647
Quick Description: This is the southbound rest area on Interstate 25 in Socorro County.
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 10/16/2011 6:07:32 PM
Waymark Code: WMCVWA
This rest area is located in the Chihuahuan desert about 15 miles north of Socorro, New Mexico, in the land that is now Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge.
The facility features raised platforms, restrooms and individual raised, enclosed picnic facilities. This area is also called "Walking Sands" rest area. There are vending machines and at times, there is a small vendor present, that sells maps.
Highway Number: I-25
Common Name for the Highway: Hwy 60, Hwy 85
Highway Access Direction: South
Rest Area Name: Walking Sands
Enclosed picnic tables, pest rest area, vending machines.
There are 4 markers at this southbound rest area. 2 are State history markers, one is about the refuge and one is a memorial for a drowning victim.
WiFi: Not Listed
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