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Address: Jemez Springs, NM
Activities: Hiking
Description: An area of hiking trails.

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This area is very scenic with lots of colorful mesas cliffs, rock formations ponderosa pines the Gilman tunnels which were originally part of the Jemez Mountain Railroad. Lots of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
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Copalis Beach, Washington
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Copalis Beach, Washington
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79 reviews 79 reviews
54 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This area is very scenic with lots of colorful mesas cliffs, rock formations ponderosa pines the Gilman tunnels which were originally part of the Jemez Mountain Railroad. Lots of opportunities for hiking,exploring, camping, and fishing

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Dallas, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We ventured along highway 4 after a couple we had met in ABQ told us about the area. This ended up being the highlight of our trip. There is a beautiful waterfall along the road. We stopped and bought authentic Native American food that was reasonably priced and very good. Bring a water bottle and some shoes you don't mind... More 

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new mexico
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221 reviews 221 reviews
55 attraction reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Route 4 twists and turns through the scenic Jemez Mountains. Coming from Albuquerque, you'll drive through the Jemez Pueblo where the poverty exists side by side with spectacular red rock beauty. Note the hornos in virtually every yard - most are still in use just as they were centuries ago. There are many hiking trails, numerous pull offs for fishing... More 

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Rosenberg, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The scenery is spectacular, but I wouldn't spend more than a day here. It is a depressed area, so be prepared to see a lot of poverty on the drive up from the south side. We even saw some illegal dumping on one our drives off of Highway 4. However, the drive up 4 from Los Alamos is fantastic. The... More 

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Albuquerque New Mexico
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59 reviews 59 reviews
11 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

An amazing trip - either for a special feast day like today, or simply to wander through the local attractions. Beautiful place!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Went to Jemez on saturday afternoon for a drive. Stopped at some roadside huts to have an indian taco that everyone raves about. They were huge and chile was so good will definitely go again. Then went to the soda dam and that was nice to see the water flowing out of the rock on the side of highway. We... More 

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Schaumburg, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

The scenery coming from the south, State Highway 4 off of 550, west of Bernalillo, NM, is spectacular, as is the scenery coming from Santa Fe through Los Alamos from the north, where the Valles Caldera is located. Either route will lead to the small town of Jemez Springs, where there's an upscale spa and hot springs, some shops, a... More 

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