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Address: Jemez Springs, NM

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Hike to Jemez Falls

We took the East Fork Trail #137 from the trailhead on NM-4. The ground was covered with pine needles whose bouquet filled the air and then filled us. Trees cast dark shadows... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Olathe, Kansas
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Olathe, Kansas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

We took the East Fork Trail #137 from the trailhead on NM-4. The ground was covered with pine needles whose bouquet filled the air and then filled us. Trees cast dark shadows. Birds scolded. Cool air balanced a warm sun. An Albert’s squirrel scampered through the trees as our frenetic guide. The trail goes to the Jemez Falls Campground and... More 

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Livingston, Texas
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219 reviews 219 reviews
87 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

We drove the highway 4 scenic route and other than my fear of heights, loved seeing the mountains. We had a picnic at Battleship Rock, and while it was pretty busy (Easter weekend) we found a nice spot next to the Jemez River.

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Mulberry, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I am surprised and disappointed that one of the main (if not the best) attractions for Jemez Springs doesn't list Gilman Tunnels!! I'm not going to spend any more time reviewing it - but note that I didn't see/read about it on TripAdvisor - do an internet search and go check it out before it closes!!

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

No trip to New Mexico is complete unless I visit the beautiful Jemez. There is a quality to these mountains and the surrounding area that is like none other. It is something you have to experience for yourself!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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155 reviews 155 reviews
74 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The Jemez mountains remain one of our favorite places to visit after living in NM for 2 years. The drive up through the canyon surrounded by red rock is best done in the morning or evening so as to get the changing sunlight on the cliffs. Jemez Springs is a funky town with hot springs and local fare. Be sure... More 

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Rutherford, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

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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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
20 helpful votes 20 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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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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