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Angel Peak Recreation Area

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I grew up in this little town of Bloomfield New Mexico.

There is too much to see in the northwest corner of New Mexico,four corners monument,ship... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Donnie G
Incredible views

Though the road to here isn't paved, it's well worth the drive. Once off the main (paved) road, the... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
Deanne A
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The Recreation Area offers easy day hikes.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“dirt road” (5 reviews)
“navajo lake” (2 reviews)
“new mexico” (3 reviews)
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

There is too much to see in the northwest corner of New Mexico,four corners monument,ship rock,Aztec ruins, Angle peak,Navajo lake. This area of New Mexico is in the high plateau,deep canyon valleys and friendly people you will enjoy a vacation to this beautiful part of...More

1  Thank Donnie G
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Though the road to here isn't paved, it's well worth the drive. Once off the main (paved) road, the next six miles are on a dirt road that can have some deep ruts but the views are incredible of the badlands. There are several pull...More

Thank Deanne A
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Magnificent and surprising views of New Mexico Badlands. Angel Peak pictures require a zoom lens - so I think.

Thank PGuarda
Reviewed 24 September 2016

For free its a good spot. Very few level spots for tents. Pretty scenery. But!!!!! Its an active drilling area, so smell of petroleum and sounds of venting and drilling all night long. The oil wells and roads definitely detract from the view.

Thank Dustin W
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I almost hate to leave this review! This place really "spoke" to me. I needed some peace and isolation, and this was just about perfect. Very interesting terrain, and the view from our campsite was breathtaking. There were only two other campers the weekend we...More

Thank Mary V
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The peak is deteriorating at a rapid pace it used to look like a kneeling angel complete with wings it has lost its wings and shrunk down due to erosion. Still a neat area to adventure around.

Thank mountains74
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Nice vistas and a easy and quick ride/hike to all of them. You need to be ready for the turn off of US 550 as the signage doesn't give you much advance notification, particularly as the traffic is traveling at 70+ mph.

Thank 44dave56
Reviewed 14 October 2015

I stopped here on my way back from Albuquerque and was not disappointed. This is one of the local landmarks in the Farmington area that was on my "to do" list for the last 6 years. I only went as far as the first overlook,...More

2  Thank Greg T
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Awesome views of the "badlands", great look out sites to sit and gaze upon the canyon and rock formations, take along a picnic lunch and sit back, relax, and enjoy the scenery

1  Thank MarkL1225
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Too much to see and take in, it was amazing! Its so hard to drive because you just want to site see so try and keep your eyes on the road but also enjoy the sites they are super!

1  Thank Kathaleena J
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Maria G
How far is this from Albuquerque?
30 June 2015|
Response from Shannon L |
About 170 miles.