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There is no signage on the roads to help get you to Plaza Blanca. I have included screen shot... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jamie H
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Incredible rock formations!!

An amazing place!! It was difficult to find but so glad we didn't give up. Turn into the property... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Omaha, Nebraska
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is no signage on the roads to help get you to Plaza Blanca. I have included screen shot directions from the website that make it quite easy if you follow them carefully. But don’t expect to be able to have access to them once...More

1  Thank Jamie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing place!! It was difficult to find but so glad we didn't give up. Turn into the property at this gate on County Road 155. It will not disappoint!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While a little remote, link this with a visit to the Purple Adobe Lavender Farm and Ghost Ranch. These are all special visits near each other. Plaza Blanca is not large but the formations are unique and worth a short visit.

Thank D C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was near the main road, but specific directions are helpful. It is a beautiful formation and one could spend hours hiking through the area. It is worth the effort to see this.

Thank DallasTXMiki
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The rock formations are stunning. I’m not sure why there is a 100 character minimum but it seems to suffice

Thank Debra A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's hard to describe the unusual formations at Plaza Blanca - so just take an hour or two and check it out anytime you're in northern New Mexico. Walk down and get up close and share the amazement!

Thank DavidLou
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is located on the grounds of the Dar al Islam center. It is a spectacular and relatively short and easy hike. The vistas were gorgeous and the grounds uncrowded. I would have liked to visit the mosque and learn more about the programs offered...More

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Reviewed September 7, 2018

Off the beaten track but very easy to get to- you will be rewarded with an outstanding (and easy) hike through at times a surreal landscape.

1  Thank scottestill
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Interesting rock formations. Definitely visit if you are in the area. Georgia Okeefe painted the white place here.

1  Thank BritBurque
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Plaza Blanca is a great place to visit on the way to or from Ghost Ranch. It is an amazing site with lots of cool formations. We were surprised that the nearby mosque was out in the middle of nowhere!

Thank Lesley B
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January 24, 2018|
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Response from RCRPP | Reviewed this property |
We had a 70 yo person with us and she did the 'slot canyons' with a little assistance.
July 9, 2017|
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Response from Jane L | Reviewed this property |
Plaza Blanca is in Abiquiu. Maybe an hour or so from Santa Fe.
Judy N
July 6, 2017|
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Response from Mike594 | Reviewed this property |
Sure. It's an open space and the car park is not gated. There is a mosque nearby and that requires an appointment, I think. But you can wander around and explore the area.