browser icon
You are using an insecure version of your web browser. Please update your browser!
Using an outdated browser makes your computer unsafe. For a safer, faster, more enjoyable user experience, please update your browser today or try a newer browser.

Road Trips

Take a Ride on the Rails into Historic Las Vegas NM this summer.

Las Vegas NM RR Station

The railroad helped put Las Vegas on the map and visitors today can still experience the thrill of riding the rails into town and spending a weekend exploring this historic oasis on the edge of the plains. Continue reading »

Categories: Road Trips, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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 »

Categories: National Parks, Road Trips, Uncategorized, winter sports | Leave a comment

Record Breaking, Trophy Sized Tiger Muskies at Bluewater Lake NM

man shows off tiger muskie

The Tiger muskie fishing at Bluewater Lake is so good these days its drawing anglers from across the state looking to land a trophy sized fish and maybe even break the state record. Continue reading »

Categories: Fishing, Road Trips, State Parks, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

New Mexico’s Best Stonefly Fishing Just Across the State Line

trout in net with fly in mouth

Some of the best fly fishing in New Mexico can be found just across the state line in southern Colorado when the Conejos River is thick with stoneflies during the annual hatch. Continue reading »

Categories: Fishing, Road Trips, Uncategorized | Comments Off on New Mexico’s Best Stonefly Fishing Just Across the State Line

Star Gazing Best at Clayton Lake State Park

Clayton Lake State Park features great fishing and camping, fabulous scenery and spectacular night skies.

If you’re looking to see stars, then forget Santa Fe’s Plaza and get out to Clayton Lake State Park where they throw parties for them all the time.
Boasting some of the best star-gazing conditions in the country the park is only one of four worldwide that is officially recognized for its incredibly dark skies. Continue reading »

Categories: Camping, Fishing, Road Trips, State Parks, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Star Gazing Best at Clayton Lake State Park

Great Bass Fishing So Close to Santa Fe and Albuquerque it Should be Illegal

Leo Salcido of Albuquerque, shows of a nice, fat, bigmouth bass he caught at Shady Lakes.

For over 50 years Shady Lakes in Alameda has been providing anglers a lush retreat where the thrill of battling a big bass is only a cast away.
Continue reading »

Categories: Fishing, Road Trips, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Ice Fishing Eagle Nest Lake a Bracing Winter Feat

Adam Vigil, 7, of Taos waits patiently for a bite while ice fishing with his family at Eagle Nest Lake on Saturday, Jan.5, 2008.

Ice fishing at Eagle Nest Lake in northern New Mexico is a fun way to catch fish and have fun outdoors during the winter months. Continue reading »

Categories: Fishing, Road Trips, State Parks, Uncategorized, winter sports | Comments Off on Ice Fishing Eagle Nest Lake a Bracing Winter Feat

Ice Fishing Tips and Tricks by Matt Pelletier of Fish Enchantment

Matt Pelletier shows off a nice trout caught while ice fishing in New Mexico.

Winter has arrived in New Mexico and thick sheets of ice have formed on many lakes providing anglers with an opportunity to keep fishing in a whole new way.

Ice fishing is a sure fire cure for the winter blues and when properly done can be fun and fulfilling too.
And if there’s one rule to ice fishing it’s that there’s no such thing as being over dressed. Continue reading »

Categories: Fishing, Road Trips, State Parks, Uncategorized, winter sports | Comments Off on Ice Fishing Tips and Tricks by Matt Pelletier of Fish Enchantment

Wildlife and More at CWW Feed Store

CWW Feedstore, San Ysidro, New Mexico.

They were once a staple of many small towns across New Mexico, local feed and supply stores where one could find a decent pair of gloves, all sorts of hardware and some hay for your horse. These days it’s a lot easier to find one of those dollar stores than an old fashioned mercantile, but … Continue reading »

Categories: Road Trips, Uncategorized, Wildlife Parks, Museums, Taxidermy | Comments Off on Wildlife and More at CWW Feed Store

Remote Forest Cabin Makes for Great Romantic Getaway

Looking for a romantic getaway in the great outdoors after being cooped up all winter? Then the Forest Service has got just the place for you, a neat little cabin in the woods, tucked in among a vast stand of aspens with a babbling brook and beaver ponds right outside the front door. And it’s … Continue reading »

Categories: Road Trips, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Remote Forest Cabin Makes for Great Romantic Getaway