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CONTINENTAL DIVIDE TRAIL

The Continental Divide Trail is the most challenging of the long distance trails in the U.S. The southern terminus is on the New Mexico/Mexico border. The northern terminus is Montana/Canada.

NEW MEXICO DARK SKIES

With most of the state's population concentrated between Albuquerque and Santa Fe, the majority of the state is free of light pollution, making it a haven for astronomers and star watchers.

SOPAPILLAS

Easy to make and delicious! Whether you prefer them stuffed, sweetened with honey or used as a side, these fluffy pastry pillows are unique to New Mexico and a tasty accessory to any meal.

Road Trips

JEMEZ MOUNTAINS

Explore the natural resources and history of the Jemez mountains, from the Giusewa Mission Ruins in Jemez Springs to the Valles Caldera, the third largest super volcano in the U.S.

TURQUOISE TRAIL

Mining history from prehistoric turquoise mining to the site of the first gold rush west of the Mississippi. Galleries and gastronomy of Madrid. Hiking, biking and horseback riding options.

SALT MISSIONS SCENIC BYWAY

Heading south from Albuquerque, the Salt Missions Scenic Byway provides the opportunity to explore the ruins of three communities that thrived on the ancient salt trade.

Places to Go

GHOST TOWNS | MOGOLLON

In its prime, Mogollon was a rowdy mining town tucked in a remote canyon in the Gila Wilderness. With a few resilient residents remaining, Mogollon is one of the best ghost towns in New Mexico.

ABQ NATURAL RESOURCES

Albuquerque residents don't need to rely on city parks to get a nature fix. With numerous wildlife refuges and protected acreage, we have accessible connections to nature available at all times.

HAWIKUH | SITE OF FIRST CONTACT

Many don't realize that Coronado's legendary city of gold was Hawikuh on Zuni Pueblo. This was the site of first contact with Europeans. The city was real. The existence of gold was a lie.

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