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La Ventana Natural Arch

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Address: Grants, NM

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Definitely worth your time to hike the short trail to this incredible Arch. Surrounding cliffs aren't bad either. Great early in the am.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
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MORENO VALLEY
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378 reviews 378 reviews
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199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Definitely worth your time to hike the short trail to this incredible Arch. Surrounding cliffs aren't bad either. Great early in the am.

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Cedar Hill, Texas
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126 reviews 126 reviews
39 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We went to the ranger station to ask about what to see and he recommended the arch. It's a lot bigger than you might think. They had hiking trails available but we simply stopped to take in the natural beauty. This is not a lot further into the park and it's definitely worth your time to stop and take a... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

A sight to behold, the arch is tall and impressive against the blue, blue New Mexico sky. You can imagine the Native Peoples of ancient times passing by the arch as they were traveling the area. If you listen quietly, you can still hear their gentle footsteps.

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Clifton, New Jersey
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269 reviews 269 reviews
47 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The trail leads right up to the foot of the arch. The arch is beautiful. it is a single structure. Not as great as some of the arches in Utah, but well worth a stop.

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Beecher, Illinois
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51 reviews 51 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Don't miss this stop. The arch is breath-taking. Easy to walk to from the parking lot. We only spent about 20 minutes, just a quick walk to this site.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Great place to visit not far off interstate 40. Its a great place to let the kids stretch while on road trip

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Heiligenhaus, Germany
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75 reviews 75 reviews
27 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This natural arch is breath-taking; there are signs and information nearby about prehistoric times when dinosaurs roamed this area. There are volcanic remains in the area and a place to view the "lava waterfalls." Rocks in the area are black (on the ground). The rock formations are massive, so there is no need for high-rise buildings. There are cactii all... More 

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Sonoma, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

beautiful view of nature's handiwork! We took the short walk to this arch and were impressed by its beauty. Lovely wildflowers along the way and lots of birds too!

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Aztec, New Mexico
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76 reviews 76 reviews
15 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I've seen better, but if you haven't seen wind arch then you should go. It is beautiful scenery and the walk is easy. You might just get to see some of the locals repelling from the top.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

The La Ventana natural arch is huge and awe inspiring, but that's all there is to see there. There is good parking, restrooms, and a smoothly graveled path up to the base of the arch. To prevent damage, visitors are not allowed to get too close to the arch, so all you can do is look up at it and... More 

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