Rockhound State Park
|Rockhound State Park|
|New Mexico State Park|
|- elevation||4,500 ft (1,372 m)|
|Area||1,100 acres (450 ha)|
|Management||New Mexico State Parks Division|
|Owner||New Mexico State Land Office |
Rockhound State Park is a state park of New Mexico, United States, located 7 miles (11 km) southeast of Deming. It is named for the abundance of minerals in the area, and visitors can search for quartz crystals, geodes, jasper, perlite, and many other minerals. The park is located in the Little Florida Mountains, a range of low mountains that have become sky islands due to the arid desert between the peaks.
- "Rockhound Spring Canyon State Park Management and Development Plan" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-03-04.
- New Mexico State Parks Division. "Rockhound State Park". New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department.
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