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National Parks

Winter a wonderful time to visit the Valles Caldera

barn and corrals at valles caldera in winter

When the Valles Caldera National Preserve is blanketed in a sea of gleaming snow it’s a great time to visit this spectacular outdoor recreation area in the Jemez Mountains. Continue reading »

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Lagunitas Lakes Make for Fine Fall Fishing

Lagunitas Lakes Carson National Forest N.M.

Many would argue that autumn is the best time of year to get outdoors and enjoy all that the state has to offer.
The days are pleasantly warm and sunny while nights are crisp and cool. Gone are the summer’s tourist crowds and it is a time locals savor.
One great fall destination that provides all of the above in a remote, backcountry setting is Lagunitas campgrounds in the Carson National Forest just outside the Cruces Wilderness Basin.
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Great Winter Hikes Can Be Found in Los Alamos & White Rock Areas

Tsankawi Indian ruins near White Rock NM.

New Mexico’s mild winter weather makes for ideal hiking conditions and the White Rock and Los Alamos area boasts some of the best sunny and scenic strolls around. Continue reading »

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Sleigh Rides at New Mexico’s Valles Caldera National Preserve Make for Great Winter Fun!

A horse drawn sleigh in the snow at Valles Caldera National Preserve in northern New Mexico.

The musky scent of horses and the creak of a wood sleigh as it slips across a sea of brilliant snow at the Valles Caldera National Preserve can make for an enchanting winter excursion. Continue reading »

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Pecos National Monument Museum Among State’s Best

The lobby of the Pecos National Historical Monument features big murals that help depict the history of the state.

The Pecos National Historical Park on the Santa Fe Trail provides guests to its visitors center one the best exhibits of New Mexico history on display in the state. Continue reading »

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Bandelier Now Even More Spectacular with New Theatre and Film

  It’s already a magical place that captivates visitors with its mysterious caves, ancient Indian history and soaring cliff walls. But now Bandelier National Monument is all that much better with the recent addition of a new high tech theatre showcasing a visually stunning film of the monument and its surroundings. And that’s just another … Continue reading »

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