Navajo Lake is a 3800 feet long and 400 feet deep reservoir located in northeastern San Juan County, created from a dam completed in 1962.
The eggs and hoodoos in the Bisti Wilderness were formed in sand and silt revealed 73 million years ago when the Western Interior Seaway receded.
Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness (Bisti Badlands) is a 45,000-acre wilderness area full of rock formations made of sandstone, shale, mudstone, and silt.
Angel Peak Scenic Area is located 15 miles south of Bloomfield in San Juan County, with over 10,000 acres of rugged terrain, badlands and deep canyons.
The Aztec Ruins National Monument, on 318 acres, consists of dwellings and sacred structures built by Ancient Pueblo Indians in the 12th and 13th Centuries.
The La Plata Mountains, seen from San Juan County, are a small subrange of the San Juan Mountains in sw Colorado, and includes Hesperus Mountain at 13,332 feet.
The San Juan River is a 383 mile long major tributary of the Colorado River and a primary drainage for the Four Corners.
Shiprock (Tsé Bitʼaʼí, "rock with wings") is a 27 million year old volcanic rock formation, designated as a National Natural Landmark, rising 1,583 feet above the desert.

Tobacco and E-Cigs


E-Cigs / Electronic Vapor Products - High School Youth

Nearly one-third of high school students reported using electronic vapor products in the past month. San Juan County's rates are similar to high school students across New Mexico and the U.S.
Used E-Cigs/Vapor Product
Past 30-day, High School
Smoked Cigarettes

Trends, Tobacco Use - High School Youth

The marked increase in tobacco use among high school age youth is due to the increase in e-cigarette/vapor product use, which increased from 19% in 2017 to 32% 2019. Cigarette smoking decreased dramatically, from 37.4% in 2003 to the current 9.3%. Most recently, other tobacco indicators, including cigarette smoking remained consistent in recent years.

Tobacco Use & Trends - Adults

The rate of cigarette smoking has generally declined among adults, to the current rate of 17.4%. This is statistically similar to New Mexico's rate of 16.6% and somewhat above the U.S. rate of 14.0%.

Smoked Cigarettes
Adults, Past month
ADULTS: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).Readily available at https://ibis.health.state.nm.us/. Additional information and national data: https://www.cdc.gov/brfss/ 

National adult statistics, available from the CDC:
https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/fact_sheets/adult_data/cig_smoking/index.htm

YOUTH: New Mexico Youth Risk and Resiliency Survey (YRRS), New Mexico Department of Health. http://youthrisk.org

National Youth Data: National Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS):
https://yrbs-explorer.services.cdc.gov/#/
*"Current use" refers to use in "past 30-days" prior to survey.

The YRRS is administered across New Mexico with high school and middle school students in the Fall of odd-numbered years, by the NM Dept. of Health and NM Public Education Dept. It was most recently done in Fall 2019.

Middle school data will be added when the 2019 reports for Middle School are published.

The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is the National CDC system of health-related telephone surveys. The years 2004 to 2010 are land-line only; 2011 to 2018 represent the use of combined land-line and cell-phone data collection protocols.

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