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Jemez Mountains

Jemez Springs, NM
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English first
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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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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Grapevine, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My daughter and I recently drove along Route 4 through the Jemez Springs area. We stopped at the Pueblo's friendly and helpful Walatowa Visitor's Center, visited the impressive Soda Dam and did a bit of hiking from there, were awed by the colors of the mountains and sipped excellent cappuccino at Highway 4 Coffee (good food, friendly but slow service).... More

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Waterville, Minnesota
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We drove up through the Jemez mts. Very pretty, I love all the colors of rock. We stopped at the springs and took some pictures. Great background.

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Jemez hot springs are on maps but there is no sign to announce your arrival at this quiet trail across the river and up into the rocky pools in this dense pine forest. From the small parking lot off Highway 4 we hiked up a fairly easy incline to two quiet warm thermal pools overlooking the mountains. We idled in... More

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The fishing was good at the fish hatchery and Fenton Lake was pristine and quiet. You could kayak there.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This was probably the best hike I took all over the southwest. It depends what you want in a hike, but it suit all my needs. First, I was alone and so--while I didn't want to be seeing other people all the time--I did want other people on the trail (just in case). I passed one or two small groups,... More

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Alto, New Mexico
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5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Take 376 south west then turn right onto 485 to get some spectacular views. It comes out on Hwy 4 a few miles south of Jemez Springs.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Just a short drive from Albuquerque, the Jemez have so much to offer: fishing, Jemez Falls, camping, Valles Caldera, etc.

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