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Turquoise Trail National Park

Phone: (800)-545-2070 Email: enchantment@newmexico.org Distance: 6.97 miles

Believed to be an ancient path, Turquoise Trail travels between Albuquerque and Santa Fe. The natural geological formations found here are like nowhere else on Earth. See nature up-close in the Cibola National Forest and Sandia Mountain Wilderness Area. Appreciate the distinctive, artistic communities of Madrid and Los Cerrillos.

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Sandia Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 14.49 miles

The Sandia Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 37,877 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 1978 the Sandia Mountain Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an...

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El Camino Real National Park

Phone: (575)-854-3600 Email: info@caminorealheritage.org Distance: 22.47 miles

Cultures along El Camino Real De Tierra Adentro (The Royal Road of the Interior Land), are as diverse as its history and scenery. Pueblos reveal artisans crafting wares using centuries-old methods. The route, first traveled by Don Juan de Onate in 1598, provided news, supplies, and travel to the first capital of the New World.

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Manzano Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 22.98 miles

The Manzano Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 36,875 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 1978 the Manzano Mountain Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In ...

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Petroglyph National Monument Park

Rank: 219 1 Activites Phone: (505)-899-0205 Email: susanna_villanueva@nps.gov Distance: 24.39 miles

Petroglyph National Monument protects one of the largest petroglyph sites in North America, featuring designs and symbols carved onto volcanic rocks by Native Americans and Spanish settlers 400 to 700 years ago. These images are a valuable record of cultural expression and hold profound spiritual significance for contemporary Native Americans and for the descendants of the early Spanish settlers.

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Jemez Canyon Dam National Park

2 Activites Phone: (505)-465-0307 Distance: 29.99 miles

Jemez Canyon Dam, is located within the boundaries of the Santa Ana Pueblo Indian Reservation. Please observe and obey all Pueblo regulations. Do not trespass on lands closed to the public. Jemez Canyon Dam, administered by the Cochiti Lake Project Office, is a small reservoir with picnic and overlook facilities. There is no access to the water. It is located approximately 15 mi form I-25 to exit ...

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Galisteo Dam National Park

2 Activites Phone: (505)-465-0307 Distance: 32.07 miles

To get to Galisteo Dam, it is necessary to drive through lands belonging to Santo Domingo Pueblo Indian Reservation. Please observe and obey all Pueblo regulations. Do not trespass on lands closed to the public. Galisteo Dam, administered by the Cochiti Lake Project Office, is a dry reservoir, except for limited storage during runoffs. From Santa Fe, 23 mi S on I-25, to exit 264, 5 mi E on project...

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Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument Park

Rank: 313 4 Activites Email: SAPU_Superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 33.82 miles

Tucked away in the middle of New Mexico you'll find Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument. The three sites offer a glimpse into a unique time in history. A time entrenched with cultural borrowing, conflict, and struggles. The now abandoned sites stand as reminders of the Spanish and Pueblo People's early encounters.

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Cibola National Forest And Grasslands Park

9 Activites Email: cibolanfg@fs.fed.us Distance: 41.92 miles

Cibola National Forest & GrasslandsAcreage: 1,625,542. Elevation:  2,700 feet -11,300 feet.The mountain ranges of the four forested districts of Cibola National Forest include: the Datil, Gallinas, Magdalena, Bear, San Mateo, Zuni, Sandia and Manzano mountains, as well as the Withington and Apache Kid wildernesses. These are all located in central New Mexico. The Cibola National Forest also includ...

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Chain Of Craters Back Country Byway National Park

Phone: (505)-761-8700 Distance: 41.92 miles

Chain of Craters Back Country Byway follows New Mexico Country Road 42. The byway in its entirety passes through the El Malpais National Monument, where you can see volcanic cinder cones. As you drive, you'll see sandstone bluffs to the east as well. The area is not only beautiful to look upon, it is exciting to explore. Many visitors enjoy the bevy of hiking trails and camping sites that offe...

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Enchanted Circle Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (505)-586-0520 Distance: 41.92 miles

This winding route takes you through some of the most beautiful areas of Northern New Mexico. View alpine valleys, wild flowers, clear blue lakes, evergreen forests, and historic western communities. The route circles the state's highest mountain, Wheeler Peak.

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Lake Valley Back Country Byway National Park

Phone: (575)-525-4300 Distance: 41.92 miles

The Lake Valley Back Country Byway follows NM-152 and NM-27 for 48 miles through a mountainous region of New Mexico. It passes several mountain ranges, including the Caballo Mountains, Black Range, Cooke’s Range, and the Uvas Mountains. Lake Valley, a ghost town, provides the byway's namesake. Take a self-guided walking tour of the town, beginning at the schoolhouse museum. When you're done, ...

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Quebradas Back Country Byway National Park

Phone: (575)-835-0412 Distance: 41.92 miles

The Quebradas Back Country Byway is an unpaved county road traversing 24 miles of rugged, colorful landscapes east of Socorro. Two National Wildlife Refuges are only a few miles from this byway -- Sevilleta to the north and Bosque del Apache to the south. Much of the route includes rolling bench lands that rise above the Rio Grande floodplain to the west and rugged north-south running ridges of al...

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Sandia Crest Byway National Park

Phone: (505)-281-3304 Email: gfroehlich@fs.fed.us Distance: 41.92 miles

Sandia Crest is a mile above the surrounding countryside and 2 miles above sea level. The all- weather, paved Sandia Crest Highway (NM 536) is the highest scenic drive in the southwest. The Sandia Mountains were created by an uplift, leaving the forested eastern slope you'll drive up, and a craggy, cliff-like western face. Part of the Cibola National Forest, the Sandias are home to Rocky Mountain...

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Santa Fe National Forest Scenic Byway Park

Phone: (505)-753-7331 Email: aapodaca@fs.fed.us Distance: 41.92 miles

Santa Fe National Forest Scenic Byway follows New Mexico State Highway 475 through the Santa Fe National Forest.

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Sunspot Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (575)-682-2551 Distance: 41.92 miles

Stretching 14 miles through the Lincoln National Forest, this route roams the front rim of the Sacramento Mountains, providing astounding views of the Tularosa Basin and the ceaselessly shifting sand dunes of White Sands National Monument.

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Trail Of The Mountain Spirits Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (575)-536-9459 Distance: 41.92 miles

The Trail of the Mountain Spirits beckons. Go where the spirits of miners, homesteaders, Indians, Spanish explorers, and mountain men have left their marks. Cross the Continental Divide, experience the wild Gila River, walk amongst the ruins of ancients to sense life before history, and hear the sounds of solitude.

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Wild Rivers Back Country Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (575)-758-8851 Distance: 41.92 miles

This Back Country Scenic Byway follows the Rio Grande Gorge. The Sangre De Cristo mountains to the east and volcanic mountains to the west add beautiful variety to the countryside. The Gorge plunges 800 feet at its deepest point and gapes up to a mile across at its widest point. Trails lead down into the Gorge where the adventurous can explore. One can also stay topside and explore nature's ...

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Cochiti Lake National Park

8 Activites Phone: (505)-465-0307 Distance: 42.82 miles

Cochiti Lake is located within the boundaries of the Pueblo de Cochiti Indian Reservation. Please observe and obey all Pueblo regulations. Do not trespass on lands closed to the public. Cochiti Lake is on the Rio Grande, about half way between Santa Fe and Albuquerque. Cochiti Dam is one of the ten largest earthfill dams in the US. It is one of the four units for flood and sediment control on the ...

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Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument Park

1 Activites Phone: (505)-761-8700 Email: irandall@blm.gov Distance: 45.74 miles

In north-central New Mexico, between Albuquerque and Santa Fe, lies the unique geological area known as Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks. Kasha-Katuwe or white cliffs in Keresan the traditional language for the Pueblo de Cochitiis an area that features large, tent-shaped rocks that hug the steep cliffs of Peralta Canyon. These rocks were created by the powerful forces of vulcanism and erosion, which have ...

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Perea Nature Trail National Park

2 Activites Phone: (505)-761-8700 Email: jbeazley@blm.gov Distance: 45.76 miles

A mountain peak dominates the one-mile Perea Nature Trail -- located just outside the village of San Ysidro in northwest New Mexico. The mountain highlights the Jemez Mountain Range, which is the southern start of the Rocky Mountains that extend northward to Alaska. The Perea Nature Trail offers a short, refreshing hike. If you are looking for solitude, try sitting on the park bench under the gian...

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San Ysidro Trials Area National Park

3 Activites Phone: (505)-761-8700 Email: jbeazley@blm.gov Distance: 48.05 miles

The San Ysidro Trials Area is a unique slot canyon area that offers recreation for anyone with an appreciation of natural wonders. The entire recreation area lies at the southern tip of the Jemez Mountain range and is open for hiking, primitive camping, equestrian activities, and mechanical vehicles such as mountain bikes. The area is closed to off-road motorized vehicles except for the special us...

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Jemez Mountain Trail National Park

1 Activites Phone: 575867 Email: sc-tour@swcp.com Distance: 48.26 miles

Jemez Mountain Trail takes you through time and past amazing geological formations, ancient Indian ruins, and an Indian pueblo. The area is rich in logging, mining, and ranching heritage. Sites include Jemez State Monument, Bandelier National Monument, Soda Dam, Cabezon, Battleship Rock, and the Spence and Jemez Mountain Hot Springs.

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Ojito Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (505)-761-8700 Email: jbeazley@blm.gov Distance: 48.71 miles

The Ojito Wilderness now contains a total of 11,183 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Mexico. In 2005 the Ojito Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age ...

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Ojito Wilderness Study Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (505)-761-8700 Email: jbeazley@blm.gov Distance: 48.71 miles

Historically, several human cultures have tried to carve a living from Ojito¿s rugged terrain, rocky soils and scarce water supply. Although several types of ruins exist within the area, including those of the Anasazi, Navajo, and Hispanic cultures, very few historical records exist concerning their lives here. Fossil remains of rare dinosaurs, plants and trees have been discovered in the Oji...

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