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Every hike is lovely

Not too stressful, beautiful views no matter the season. The Jemez valley is a treasure. Be sure to... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2018
Solon, Iowa
Great drive

Great Scenic drive mesas mountains valleys rock formations to explore pay attention to the... read more

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Reviewed March 26, 2017
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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Aug 24, 2018
“Every hike is lovely”
Mar 26, 2017
“Great drive”
A National Scenic Byway.
Jemez Springs, NM
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

Not too stressful, beautiful views no matter the season. The Jemez valley is a treasure. Be sure to give yourself time to explore.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ldyluck2
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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Date of experience: March 2017
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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.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank pamelaL74
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.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank gregnx
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

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Silemi2013
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

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank lovesthesun-7
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

Date of experience: May 2015
3  Thank podrozniczka60
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

Date of experience: May 2014
1  Thank Jean B
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

Date of experience: October 2013
1  Thank beachmamaesq
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

Date of experience: June 2013
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