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Address: Jemez Springs, NM

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This is a great drive with many stops of interest

This is just a wonderful drive with so many picturesque spots to stop. We had a great time. We have driven this both ways, but find it best going up from Albuquerque to Los... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is just a wonderful drive with so many picturesque spots to stop. We had a great time. We have driven this both ways, but find it best going up from Albuquerque to Los Alamos.

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Boerne, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gorgeous red mountains against the blue sky. Lots of photo ops, and many places to hike and see it up close. Rivers, hot springs, hiking trails, you name it, its there.

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Niceville, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove from Santa Fe through Bandelier N.P. then continued on to Jemez Springs on Rt. 4. I search out scenic drives and this one was very beautiful. We especially liked the area around Valles Caldera. Didn't see any elk there but it was beautiful. You feel like you are in another world. It was getting dark as we ended... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Drove from Bandelier to spend the night in Jemez Springs before heading back to Albaquerque. The views were totally awesome especially with the yellow leaves contrasting the red bluffs. Truly awe inspiring.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Great hiking espcially in in the fall when it's not too hot outside. The leaves were changing making the trails even more beautiful.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

The Jemez Mountains are amazing. I wish I could visit more often. On my recent visit I could hike up to a wonderful hot spring. It was as beautiful as I remember it.

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Essex, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Try and make time, if you are driving from Santa Fe to Albuquerque, to NOT go as direct as the crow flies. Drive round the NW scenic loop through the mountains. So many great sights, eg Battleship Rock, Soda Dam, Jemez Springs/Pueblo, the colourful mountains, elk...

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albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Its only about 1 hr away, but what a nice drive, the Jemez Moutains are an old Volcane, with the center being the Valles Caderia, the place is a great grass land with a herd of 1000 elk. Train tunnels are up there and Indian ruins, great place to visit

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Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

This is a beautiful mountain, the ride was easy and very enjoyable You could pack a lunch, bring water and have a picnic along the way..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

The mountains will definitely take your breath away. The high altitude isn't for everyone. I personally had a lot of head preasure and dizziness. But I didn't let it stop me. They're gorgeous!

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