New Mexico tourism officials are closing four visitor centers next month, including the facility in Anthony.
The state Tourism Department confirmed Friday that the closures will take effect Oct. 7 and attributed part of the decision to the greater role that mobile devices and online media play in travel planning.
Visitor centers in La Bajada, Raton, Chama and Anthony will be affected.
Facilities in Santa Fe, Lordsburg, Glenrio and Manuelito will remain open.
The tourism centers are staffed by state workers who hand out maps and advise travelers.