Frogs in New Mexico

Though New Mexico has an arid climate, several frogs are known to live in the state.

Frogs in New Mexico

Frogs and Toads of New Mexico

Rain Frogs

  • Eastern Barking Frog

Narrow-mouthed Frogs (called toads due to terrestrial behavior)

  • Great Plains Narrow-mouth Toad

Tree Frogs and Their Allies

  • Canyon Tree Frog
  • Mountain Tree Frog
  • Northern Cricket Frog
  • Western Chorus Frog

True Frogs

True Toads

  • Colorado River Toad
  • Great Plains Toad
  • Green Toad
  • Red-spotted Toad
  • Southwestern Toad
  • Texas Toad
  • Western Toad
  • Woodhouse’s Toad

Spadefoot Toads

  • Couch’s Spadefoot Toad
  • New Mexico Spadefoot Toad
  • Plains Spadefoot Toad


1. Are there any poisonous frogs in New Mexico?

No poisonous frogs are native to New Mexico.

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