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  • Rio Arriba County, New Mexico

    Top Spots in and near Rio Arriba County

    • Jemez Springs, New Mexico

      Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument (CLOSED)

      3 mi
       Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument is temporarily closed. Visit the BLM website for more updates.  Hiking at Tent Rocks is a must-do for anyone in the northern New Mexico area. It's an accessible trail that gives you incredible rewards with little effort. The cone-shaped "tent rocks" are...
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    • Santa Fe, New Mexico

      Mountain Bike Pacheco Canyon

      8.1 mi / 2194 ft gain
      Pacheco Canyon Road / Forest Service Road #102 leads from the foothills of the Sangre de Cristos deep into the mountains, beginning with breathtaking views across to Valles Caldera (particularly at sunset) and ending deep in the mountains near Big Tesuque Campground after more than 2100' of eleva...
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    • Chamisal, New Mexico

      Hike to the Trampas Lakes in Carson National Forest

      11 mi / 2400 ft gain
      This hike is worth its weight in gold. By far one of the most beautiful places in all of New Mexico. Located in the Carson National Forest, the options for camping are limitless. Did I mention this is ranked one of New Mexico's best hikes yet it rarely gets done. The potential for solitude is ver...
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    • Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico

      Drive the Jemez Mountains Scenic Byway

      Start your road trip at the Pueblo Visitor Center. You can stop at the Jemez State Monument to visit the old ruins of the Mission. Then head to the Jemez Falls. Continue the drive  through beautiful red rock scenery to Los Alamos and Bandelier National Monument. 
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