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1000 McNutt Road Suite A, Sunland Park, NM 88063
Grant Received County Amount
Trails+ 2022 Dona Ana County $29,084.47
Trails+ 2023 Dona Ana County $224,000
Total Grants Awarded $253,084.47

Sunland Park is a city in southern Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States, on the borders of Texas and the Mexican state of Chihuahua, with Ciudad Juárez adjoining it on the south and El Paso, Texas, on the east. The community of Santa Teresa adjoins it on the northwest. The population of Sunland Park was 14,106 at the 2010 census and was estimated at 17,978 by the United States Census Bureau in 2019. Though it lies adjacent to El Paso, being in Doña Ana County makes it a part of the Las Cruces metropolitan statistical area. The city is at the foot of Mount Cristo Rey, next to the Rio Grande, and is named for Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino, which lies within the city limits. The location was formerly called “Anapra”, a name shared by an adjacent area of Ciudad Juárez. Sunland Park was formed when the unincorporated communities of Anapra, Sunland Park, and Meadow Vista voted to incorporate as Sunland Park on July 13, 1983. Today, the City is rapidly growing, which has led to development of a detailed Comprehensive Plan Master Plan, Strategic Plan, updating of ordinances and zoning regulations, and development impact fees. Future development is focused on development of the outdoor recreational economy, given the Rio Grande bisects the City limits. A strong Mayor-Council-City Manager Government structure have led to the successful passing of the City’s first General Obligation Bond, a significant portion tied to planning, design, and construction of multi-use trails.