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Reviewed March 26, 2017
mountains74
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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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Great spot to travel

Traveled in and around the area for a week. So many places to experience nature. Great hikes, great... read more

Reviewed November 17, 2016
pamelaL74
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Boerne, Texas
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A National Scenic Byway.
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Jemez Springs, NM
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Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

Great Scenic drive mesas mountains valleys rock formations to explore pay attention to the wildlife. We have seen wild Turkey's, Bob cats, fox, coyotes, mule deer, elk, mountain lions and Black bears. Red cliffs and mesas to battle shiprock, Valle's Caldera, Bandelier National Monument are...More

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Reviewed November 17, 2016

Traveled in and around the area for a week. So many places to experience nature. Great hikes, great photo ops, great places to just relax and enjoy nature.

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Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Good trails with some interesting fossils that you can find Kama as well as passing through some sulfur deposits.

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Reviewed July 5, 2016

After a beautiful 30-mile drive, we got to this trail, which is also amazing. Great view to mountains and streams. Small waterfalls, huge trees and boulders to rest under and stop to enjoy the view. We could not finish the whole trail, however, because we...More

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Reviewed September 11, 2015

During a recent 3 day stay in Santa Fe, we decided to drive this beautiful highway, and what a thoroughly enjoyable day it was. The roads are gorgeous and the varied scenery one drives through in the course of the day is quite remarkable. There...More

1  Thank lovesthesun-7
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Reviewed June 16, 2015

There is total of 120 miles of scenic trail surrounded by mountains, streams, waterfalls, ruins and natural wonders. If you are not familiar with the area it is best to pick up a simple schematic trail map of Jemez Mountain Trail and follow in chosen...More

3  Thank podrozniczka60
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Reviewed June 2, 2014

What a gorgeous drive! It's well worth your time. So much to see and many hikes available. I went to Jemez River Falls, Valles Caldera National Preserve, Los Alamos which has an excellent museum and many choices for lunch, and Bandelier National Monument. Oh, and...More

1  Thank Jean B
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Reviewed December 8, 2013

it is quite a hike to the hot springs but the trails are definitiely pretty. some parts are steeper but you can find a lot of flat areas and less steep inclines. I am not a hiker so my opinion is probably useless to avid...More

1  Thank beachmamaesq
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Reviewed June 17, 2013

We were so bummed that due to nearby forest fires we were unable to make this whole drive into Santa Fe but just the portion we did was amazing! The red rock formations are incredible and the expanse is breathtaking. Much of the drive reminded...More

2  Thank Texans112
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Reviewed February 26, 2013

My husband and I visited here during the summer and it was a beautiful drive from Albuquerque. We are from southern Illinois and the some of the stuff here, you will never see back home. There is a rock formation that has water running from...More

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