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Jemez Mountains

The Jemez Mountains are simply beautiful. Located about 60 miles north of Albuquerque, this is a... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
r0n946
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San Antonio, Texas
Beautiful!!!

The VIEWS are incredible!!! All the igneous and sedimentary rock was beautiful!!! The incredible... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
CathyP1953
,
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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“new mexico” (16 reviews)
“hot springs” (21 reviews)
“scenic drive” (5 reviews)
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Jemez Springs, NM
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"new mexico"
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"hot springs"
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"scenic drive"
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"truly awe inspiring"
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"beautiful colors"
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"red soil"
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"beautiful area"
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"bandelier national monument"
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"battleship rock"
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"country store"
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"take your breath away"
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"mountain range"
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"snow and ice"
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"los alamos"
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"favorite places"
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"soda dam"
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

The Jemez Mountains are simply beautiful. Located about 60 miles north of Albuquerque, this is a drive you don't want to miss. The various red colors provide great scenery.

1  Thank r0n946
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

The VIEWS are incredible!!! All the igneous and sedimentary rock was beautiful!!! The incredible colors exhibited by the rock faces were beautiful! This was such a scenic drive as we leisurely took our time traveling along the curvy highway. We wish that we had known...More

1  Thank CathyP1953
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Had never been to this part of the state. Totally amazed at the breathtaking rock formations and colors. A beautiful and easy drive from Albuquerque.

1  Thank Cindy B
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

If you love national parks this is the place to visit. A hidden gem of the United States, wonderful drive thru the country.

Thank lisanocera
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We loved the scenery. Several places to stop. Some roadside springs! We are driving back that way this week to check out in greater detail!

1  Thank Melissa H
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

Very exciting drive through the Jemez mountains. The scenery was breathtaking. We loved the red rocks and enjoyed getting off the main road to explore some of the other roads. Loved eating at the cafe right in town. We had lunch on the patio and...More

Thank mwright4
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

I could hardly et out of the area for taking pictures of the magnificence of these mountains. Hoping for better weather next time I am in the area.

Thank Trickstersawpix
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is one fantastic scenic drive, although a little hairy in a snow blizzard. Heading west from Albuquerque, toward Los Alamos and Santa Fe, we chose New Mexico Route 4, which is no doddle, even if only 64 miles long (103 kilometers). Route 4 passes...More

1  Thank bryonia2015
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

The Jemez Mountains are accessible via NM route 4. Driving from Santa Fe or Albuquerque takes about an hour. NM State Parks and the US Park Service have campgrounds and picnic sites throughout the mountains. Often, fires are not allowed or certain sites may be...More

Thank TaliaRoo
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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We travelled through the Jemez Mountains and awe struck by the amazing mountain view. The red canyons, junipers, piñon trees and cool breeze were worth the winding road. Don't miss this drive!

1  Thank LPDurant
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Sherry B
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Response from Vito M | Reviewed this property |
Alas, I can provide you no information related to El Cid or your question. I wish you a wonderful visit to the Jemez -- we are having a grand El Niño year! Regards. Vito
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