Friday, September 25, 2020

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.

Bisti Badlands
Road north of Chama in the fall

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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Road Trips

Dawson cemetery miner memorial

Dawson, New Mexico

Ghost towns litter the back roads in New Mexico. Miners settled most of these abandoned communities, extracting a variety of precious minerals and ores...
Lybrook Badlands mushroom hoodoo

Lybrook Fossil Area

Roaming the Lybrook Badlands I had an opportunity to explore the Lybrook Fossil Area recently with Navajo Tours. They were on a scouting expedition to...

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Lybrook Badlands mushroom hoodoo

Lybrook Fossil Area

Roaming the Lybrook Badlands I had an opportunity to explore the Lybrook Fossil Area recently with Navajo Tours. They were on a scouting expedition to...
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Valle Vidal

For most of my life, the Valles Caldera in the Jemez mountains has been one of my favorite places on the planet. It is...

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Camping in Northeast New Mexico

Camping in Northeast New Mexico | A - J If you are looking for places to go camping in northeast New Mexico, here's a list...
Camping in northwest New Mexico

Camping in Northwest New Mexico

Camping in Northwest New Mexico | Campgrounds If you are looking for places to go camping in northwest New Mexico, here's a list of options,...

National Monuments

Capulin Volcano National Monument entrance

Capulin Volcano

New Mexico facilitates the wandering mind. Often when I am wandering in areas far from power lines and my species, I contemplate how many...
Petroglyph National Monument

Petroglyph National Monument

Messages from the Ancients Whispers from the past echo through the basalt boulders on Albuquerque’s west side. The stones served as notepads for ancestors long...

Georgia O'Keeffe

"A week ago it was the mountains I thought the most wonderful, and today it’s the plains. I guess it’s the feeling of bigness in both that carries me away."
Laguna green chile cheeseburger

Where To Grab A Great Green Chile Cheeseburger

In New Mexico is known for chile and most residents have an affinity for piquant peppers. The state question is "red or green." In...
El Rancho Gallup front

El Rancho Hotel | Gallup

El Rancho Hotel in Gallup on Route 66 was built for R.E. “Griff” Griffith, brother of legendary movie director D.W. Griffith. In addition to...

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