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Battleship Rock

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Address: Jemez Springs, NM

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Dramatic scenery!

The dramatic scenery one sees in the Jemez Mountains is proof of the violent volcanic activity that created them and Battleship Rock to me is a perfect example of that geological... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Miami Beach, Florida
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Miami Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The dramatic scenery one sees in the Jemez Mountains is proof of the violent volcanic activity that created them and Battleship Rock to me is a perfect example of that geological drama. There's a picnic area down below highway 4 and also a simple pullout if all you want is a photo op,either way do stop and take a few... More 

Thank ARodriguezP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

A little bit of s drive, but you should do it if you are already up there. Drive is beautiful. Lots of hiking opportunities.

Thank Tisha O
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

You can see battleship rock from the road and its massive. We couldn't get parking in this area, so we went and parked at the picnic area immediately past it. We hiked about 100 yards (easy hike) and were in a stream. Had a great picnic lunch and cooled off! The kids loved it! Be careful the rocks can be... More 

2 Thank Kimberly85044
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Delightful place to view a,mountain peak made entirely of volcanic ash. Good steep trail to a hot spring. Lots of places to sit and relax. Many beautiful trees.

1 Thank David C
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Battleship rock is just north of Jemez Springs, NM. There is a very nice picnic area at the base and wonderful hiking trails in several directions. The picnic area at the base of the rock outcropping is where a fork of the Jemez comes into the main river. One of the trails has a great warm spring about 2 miles... More 

1 Thank Steve C C
Magnolia, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Not as easy to ascertain the image as a "battleship" as Camel Rock, but if you close your eyes ( with the image as the last thing you saw) an Battleship will appear!

Thank GPZachary
Riverside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

On our return from the hike to the falls we stopped at battleship rock. I am sad to say that we parked on top and walked the 20 steps down to the stream (which would have probably been easier if my legs were not in pain from the hike). The stream water was cold, the pictures were lovely. I explored... More 

1 Thank lilflint3
Greenville, SC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

The rocks were interesting, but I really didn't see a "battleship." It is impressive but not anything to drive too far out of your way to see.

Thank ClassyChasis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

An amazing and beautiful natural structure that captivates the viewer! It is easy to understand how this attraction received its name!

Thank Steve J
Conway, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The battleship rock was impressive. The whole forest was fun. We didn't figure it out until after that the waterfall was on the road, so a sweaty walk was disappointing but still beautiful.

Thank Karyn T

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