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This scenic overlook is beautiful. Our teens use it for prom pictures, grad pictures and any... read more

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wintonnewmexico
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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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Free viewing and at sundown an excellent view especially if rain clouds are in the area. Talk about... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MikeKatko
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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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Favorite park of tourists and residents alike provides magnificent views of the Rio Grande and facilities for outdoor sports and picnicking.
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700 Overlook Rd, Los Alamos, NM 87544
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This scenic overlook is beautiful. Our teens use it for prom pictures, grad pictures and any special occasion.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank wintonnewmexico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Free viewing and at sundown an excellent view especially if rain clouds are in the area. Talk about purple mountains majesty. Bring a camera.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank MikeKatko
Reviewed March 19, 2019

If you are visiting Los Alamos or White Rock, you must spend five or ten minutes taking in the view from the Overlook. Look down on the Rio Grande, or look up and down the river to take in the view. This is well worth...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed March 5, 2019

What a great spot to stop on your way to Bandolier National Monument. Just a quick trip off the main highway, don’t be fooled by the ball fields, you are on your way to amazing views of the Rio Grande, the Sangre de Cristo Mountians,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

White Rock Overlook Park is now on my short list of places to take all visitors to the region. Is it affords spectacular views of the Rio Grande far below, the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to the east, and the stunning cliffs and landscape in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

Spectacular views of the Black Mesa overlooking the Rio Grande or hike either of two trails down to the river

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

This view never disappoints, we go there during every visit to Los Alamos! The Rio Grande meanders through the valley with Black Mesa in the distance.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 12, 2019

This little park, tucked in behind a residential community, is one of my favorite spots in the world. It is quiet and beautiful and it feels you can see forever. Looking over the Rio Grande on one side and with a view of waterfalls in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

This is a hidden sight - out of White Rock, NM. You can see the valley below - including the Rio Grande River and the Rio Grande Gorge and all around - so pretty and "massive" - the great land of New Mexico.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Nancy H
Reviewed December 2, 2018

Small park not far off the road to Bandolier. Worth a stop to check out the view of he mountain and the Rio Grande river and grap some pictures.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Patricia L
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Response from 638theresec | Reviewed this property |
They are presently repaving part of the route between here and Santa Fe. That section will be smooth. Big trucks often use the route you will be taking. It isn’t until you go up into the Jemez Mts. Which is further down the... More
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rubyvargas
June 30, 2016|
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Response from Biotourist | Reviewed this property |
Camp in Bandolier. It's quite close and the place is interesting culturally and very scenic.
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Melissa M
March 11, 2015|
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Response from DarrellAnne | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. From what I remember, we saw so much, it was a small area like a local park with just a path overlooking the scenery. I would look at the Los Alamos visitor website which Trip Advisor won't let be type in... More
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