Valles Caldera National Preserve, Jemez Springs
39201 NM-4, Jemez Springs, NM 87025
Pets are allowed in the following designated areas of the preserve:
Parking area at the Valle Grande Contact Station
Hiking on the La Jara trail, Valle Grande trail, and Coyote Call trail.
Pets must be kept under physical control at all times - caged, crated, or on a leash not to exceed 6 feet in length.
Pets are prohibited in the backcountry and on trails not listed above.
For more information about Valles Caldera National Preserve see here.
Before You Go Exploring in the USA
For a discussion on state law regarding cats, see here.
Most locations require pets to be on a leash less than 6 feet long.
Typically pets are not permitted in public buildings.
Cats are welcome:
in developed areas
on many trails and campgrounds
in some lodging facilities
Cats must be restrained, either on a leash (not exceeding 6 feet in length) or caged/crated.
Pets are not permitted:
in public buildings
designated swimming beaches
Cats are allowed in national forests, but must be kept on leash (less than 6 feet in length) while in developed recreation areas and interpretive trails.
Cats are not permitted in swimming areas.