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Jemez National Recreation Area

Jemez Springs, NM
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new mexico
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194 reviews 194 reviews
47 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 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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49 reviews 49 reviews
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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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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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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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