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Address: Jemez Springs, NM
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An area of hiking trails.

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Beautiful falls but poorly marked trails

A group of us decided to hike to the falls and after the initial sign that said Jemez Falls Trail we wandered somewhat aimlessly as paths cut off and trails switched until we just... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
pamelaL74
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Boerne, Texas
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Boerne, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us decided to hike to the falls and after the initial sign that said Jemez Falls Trail we wandered somewhat aimlessly as paths cut off and trails switched until we just ran into the creek and found the falls. The falls were gorgeous and the hike to them was nice but I just wish there were markings... More 

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Placitas, New Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

The Jemez Falls Trail near Jemez Springs, NM is a short easy trail that's less than a mile long and at the midpoint/turnaround there are 2 small falls. Good facilities and paved parking lot are at the trailhead.

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Fort Gordon, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2015

We stayed at vista linda campground we were only planning on staying for two night but enjoyed our stay so much we extended for an additional night. there we alot of campgrounds with sites that could hold multiple tents. there were grills and the metal campfire rings with grates that flip over the fire/coals. the campsite cost 10 a night... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2015

Beautiful scenic area of Santa Fe Forest is designated for recreation. Great for hiking, pleasure driving,fishing even hunting. Jemez Pueblo people are consulted on some cultural and religious matters but generally it is a very friendly area for everybody with lots of camping areas and hiking trails. We fished in designated areas, on beautiful streams after obtaining fishing license in... More 

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2015

My husband and I were going from Albuquerque up to Los Alamos, and decided to take a "back road" to see something other than the main Interstate. And wow, were we rewarded for taking the "road less traveled"! The Jemez Nat'l Rec area is absolutely beautiful; we pulled into so many different spots along the road, I think we counted... More 

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2015

This area is very scenic with lots of colorful mesas cliffs, rock formations ponderosa pines the Gilman tunnels which were originally part of the Jemez Mountain Railroad. Lots of opportunities for hiking,exploring, camping, and fishing

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2015

We ventured along highway 4 after a couple we had met in ABQ told us about the area. This ended up being the highlight of our trip. There is a beautiful waterfall along the road. We stopped and bought authentic Native American food that was reasonably priced and very good. Bring a water bottle and some shoes you don't mind... More 

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new mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2014

Route 4 twists and turns through the scenic Jemez Mountains. Coming from Albuquerque, you'll drive through the Jemez Pueblo where the poverty exists side by side with spectacular red rock beauty. Note the hornos in virtually every yard - most are still in use just as they were centuries ago. There are many hiking trails, numerous pull offs for fishing... More 

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Rosenberg, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2014

The scenery is spectacular, but I wouldn't spend more than a day here. It is a depressed area, so be prepared to see a lot of poverty on the drive up from the south side. We even saw some illegal dumping on one our drives off of Highway 4. However, the drive up 4 from Los Alamos is fantastic. The... More 

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Albuquerque New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2013

An amazing trip - either for a special feast day like today, or simply to wander through the local attractions. Beautiful place!

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