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

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In Santa Fe National Forest

Beautiful scenic area of Santa Fe Forest is designated for recreation. Great for hiking, pleasure driving,fishing even hunting. Jemez Pueblo people are consulted on some cultural... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Beautiful scenic area of Santa Fe Forest is designated for recreation. Great for hiking, pleasure driving,fishing even hunting. Jemez Pueblo people are consulted on some cultural and religious matters but generally it is a very friendly area for everybody with lots of camping areas and hiking trails. We fished in designated areas, on beautiful streams after obtaining fishing license in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

My husband and I were going from Albuquerque up to Los Alamos, and decided to take a "back road" to see something other than the main Interstate. And wow, were we rewarded for taking the "road less traveled"! The Jemez Nat'l Rec area is absolutely beautiful; we pulled into so many different spots along the road, I think we counted... More 

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Jemez Springs

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