The mesa as seen from Tooth Ridge
|Elevation||8,594 ft (2,619 m) NAVD 88|
|Location||Colfax County, New Mexico, U.S.|
|Topo map||USGS Coyote Mesa|
Urraca Mesa is a large mesa located in Colfax County in northern New Mexico, U.S., on the property of Philmont Scout Ranch. It reaches an elevation of 8,594 feet (2,619 m). The mesa has a long "history" of mythical and supernatural associations, dating to the local indigenous tribes.
Flora and fauna
Urraca Mesa itself is relatively flat with the exception of a higher protruding plateau. A fine freshwater source is located on this higher plateau.
In the summer, violent storms roll in from the west almost every afternoon.
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