Box Recreation Area
On the web: www.nm.blm.gov/recreation/socorro/the_box_rec_area.htm
The 320-acre Box Recreation Area is a highly scenic, rugged area that is very popular for technical rock climbing and bouldering. The five cliffs on either side of this box canyon provide popular rock climbing for even highly skilled technical climbers. Challenging climbing opportunities include the Waterfall Wall, Corner Block and the Fillet à
Remember, that climbing is a high-risk activity. For safety, climbers should not attempt climbs beyond their abilities.Activities
Hiking, rock climbing, bouldering.Facilities
There is a developed parking area with a trailhead, kiosks, and restroom. Drinking water is not available.Location / Access
Six miles southwest of Socorro off US 60.
Text and photos courtesy Bureau of Land Management