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Tome Hill

Address: El Camino Real, Los Lunas, NM
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Ranked #1 of 5 Attractions in Los Lunas
Type: Historic Sites, Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Historic Sites, Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
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Los Lunas, New Mexico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Tome Hill is testament to the faith and convictions of many residents of Tome and surrounding environs. A rigorous climb to the summit will reward you with the up-close trio of hand made crosses, candles and rosaries brought by the faithful in fulfillment of personal promises. The view of the valley is breathtaking. Well worth the effort to go up... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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58 reviews 58 reviews
3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Climbing and exploring Tome Hill is a pleasure. It's an easy climb, particularly if you take 'Granny's Way' from the west side. There are over 1800 petroglyphs tucked away on the hill, indicating the hill's use in pre-historic times, most likely as a vantage point and a way to escape river flooding. You can visit the modern crosses at the... More 

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Los Lunas, New Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Nice Hill to do some hiking in the middle of Valencia County. It is nice and peaceful up there, nice to get away and reflect on life or say some prayers, also nice views of the valley.

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Bosque Farms, New Mexico
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

Worth the hike to the top of the hill to sit and look over the valley, pray while under the crosses, and take a break from reality. Peaceful and pleasant--be sure to take your own water and wear good shoes and a wide-brimmed hat. No shade--no potty--no water.

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Los Lunas, New Mexico, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

My husband and I don't live to far from here and hike the hill a lot! Its really beautiful at the top. It is a must do if you like to be outdoors.

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Glendale, Arizona
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211 reviews 211 reviews
63 attraction reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

Once I found the park area to make the climb up to Tome Hill, it was very pleasant. I committed getting to the top and it was very doable, taking me about 40 minutes up, 15 down. The sculptures were great as they are throughtout NM and had several markers with information of the area. I do wish there was... More 

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