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This is an easy walk from the parking area with sidewalks most of the way. It is a natural beauty to see.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is an easy walk from the parking area with sidewalks most of the way. It is a natural beauty to see.

Thank Judy S
El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a quick stop at a beautiful site. If you're a photographer plan to go in the afternoon, I had difficulty getting a good shot in late morning.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is only a short hike here - 1/4 mile each way, to the arch, but it's well worth the stop. Restroom facilities also available here.

Thank DeanneHA
Landisville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

Take exit 89 off rt 40 and follow signs for El Malpais down 117. It's about 12 miles, so a short detour to see an interesting natural site. You can see it from the parking lot, but a short walk will get you even closer.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Just a short drive south of grant off of interstate 40. The views remind me of the scene in "Jason and the argonauts" were Poseidon appears amid the cliffs. If you travel even further from the bend where la ventana natural arch is located they are one cliff after another. A very surreal scene. La ventana is of good size,... More 

Thank W285JUluiss
Columbia, South Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I expected something dramatic and spectacular, but was sorely disappointed. Okay but nothing really out of the ordinary

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

Located in the El Malpais National Conservation Area (see my review titled Drive Thru El Malpais) is this beautiful arch. Just off the roadway the arch can be viewed from your vehicle in the parking area. A short hike will get you up close. This entire area has lots to offer for those seeking natural beauty & outdoor backcountry activities.

Thank SMLeek69
Rogers, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

Amazing Natural Feature - just wish we had been able to hike up to the Arch itself. Bring lots of water!

Thank LSmith-Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

I visited the El Malpais area and was not ready for yet another hike. I was delighted that the trip to see this beautiful site was a short walk, and you can also just stay in the car...visible even from the highway. New Mexico offers so much!

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Jefferson City, MO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2016

You will find many places to stop and take photos on your way to see the La Ventana Natural Arch. I believe the visit and drive through the park was more fascinating than the arch itself. But, see the arch. You can take a very short walk (not even a hike) to the base of the arch - it is... More 

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