Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Off world hiking without leaving the planet

Bisti Badlands/De-Na-Zin Wilderness

The Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness is a different world...a stark, alien landscape of undulating white, black and red hills punctuated by hoodoos and natural windows. 41,170 acres of bizarre rock formations in the Four Corners that would seem more natural on Mars than in New Mexico.

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NEW MEXICO

The Ultimate Road Trip State

Lonely Highways & Scenic Byways. Eight of America's 126 Byways are in New Mexico, as well as 25 scenic byways. There are over 2,900 miles, encompassing multiple biospheres and varied landscape. Whether you want high desert mesa or alpine meadows, New Mex

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Dripping Springs Trail

Las Cruces Trails

Aden Hills No fee. Located about 20 miles west of Las Cruces, the area offers a variety of trails for hiking and biking, with several...
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Mesilla

Mesilla Humans have inhabited the Mesilla Valley for thousands of years, from ancient hunter-gatherers to the Mogollon and, later, the Mansos. The river provided a...

Road Trips

Las Cruces Guide

Las Cruces Travel Guide

Things to see and do Achenback Canyon bouldering Easily accessible, but seldom hiked trail accessed by the road to Soledad Canyon. It is a bit more...
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Mesilla

Mesilla Humans have inhabited the Mesilla Valley for thousands of years, from ancient hunter-gatherers to the Mogollon and, later, the Mansos. The river provided a...

National Monuments

Dripping Springs trail

Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks

Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument Congress established the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument May 21, 2014 to protect prehistoric, historic, geologic, and biologic resources. The...
Valles Caldera

The Valles Caldera

The Valles Caldera is a special place, one of my favorite places on the planet. For years it has been a place of serenity,...

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Ruidoso

Billy the Kid Scenic Byway

Recently I took a poll on social media to figure out which scenic byway I should write up next. I limited the poll to...

Española

Highway 84

Highway 84 | Rio Chama Corridor

Rio Chama Corridor Many first time visitors to the “Land of Enchantment” focus on New Mexico highlights and inadvertently overlook amazing places that are in...

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Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm | Albuquerque

The Los Poblanos land was originally inhabited by the Ancestral Puebloans in the 14th century. Settlers from Puebla, Mexico followed in the 17th century....
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Revel | Silver City

Silver City's food scene is remarkable for a small town and Revel is adding to that tradition, with field to fork, casual dining that...
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Adventures and Experiences

In New Mexico

From thought provoking tours to adrenaline inducing adventures, New Mexico provides ample options for new experiences.