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Jemez Mountains

Address: Jemez Springs, NM
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Type: Mountains, Nature & Parks
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New Milford, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

driving from Alberqueque to Jemez was a beautiful ride and a glimpse at off the beaten road places and wonderful scenery

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Franklin, Indiana, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Jemez is an out of the way special area. I spent a week enjoying the mountains and views of this gorgeous area. The natioal recreation area is quiet, and ver accessible. A drive up to the "tunnels is well worth the time. Red rock views which rival any, cascading streams, pure solitude. This New Mexico without the tourists.

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St. Petersburg, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

It snowed while we were there and was incredibly beautiful. We hiked in the woods, soaked at Giggling Springs while it snowed on us, played billiards at Los Ojos Saloon, and stayed at Canon del Rio B&B. It was magical.

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Mountains are always nice and snow makes them even more magical. On a higher point at night, we had an amazing view on the stars cos the sky is almost always clear in here. During just 2 hours we saw several animals - dears, rabbits. In the winter the road from Los Alamos to Jemez is a bit dangerous due... More 

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Hamilton Island, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Such beautiful drive through these mountains. We saw a huge buck come down the mountain and run across the road. Be careful at dusk and dawn.

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Incline Village, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The Jemez Mountains are a favorite of ours! So many interesting hiking trails and colorful mountain scenery.

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Texas
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225 reviews 225 reviews
74 attraction reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

The only way to explain the beauty of this area is to come and visit. If you do not, it is your loss.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Jemez has a wonderful public hot spring (Spence Hot Spring) use only at day time when I came early of May at morning has a nice blend of hot n cold. I recommend come early in the morning for taking the first deep of clean water.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Used to come here all the time as a child, loved to camp here, explore, etc. Wonderful landmarks, great forest, excellent get away from the city life!!!!

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Greensboro, Georgia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Be prepared for high altitudes--the Jemez Mountains begin at about 8600', but they are beautiful, varied, and oh so scenic. The air is sweet, indeed.

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