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Land of Fire & Ice (Bandera Volcano & Ice Cave)

Highway 53 (28 miles SW of Grants), Grants, NM
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Pretty interesting geological sites.

This family run venue has some pretty interesting geological sites. The tours are self guided and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Beverly B
Palmdale, United States
Hidden path

We were traveling to the Grand Canyon and saw this place on the internet, so we decided to stop... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stillwater, Oklahoma
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Highway 53 (28 miles SW of Grants), Grants, NM
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This family run venue has some pretty interesting geological sites. The tours are self guided and easy to hike. It would be even more interesting if there was a informative short movie or a guide to explain the attractions much better than the pamphlets. But...More

Thank Beverly B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were traveling to the Grand Canyon and saw this place on the internet, so we decided to stop. First, we didn't realize how far off the interstate it was, so if you don't want to take a far detour, this isn't for you. It...More

Thank jaybreewood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They should call it "Land of Fire & Ice", that's how great and majestic and thrilling this adventure was. We brought the children, and you can certainly imagine their awe, euphemistic wonder, and regality. Thank goodness for digital cameras because you can imagine after so...More

Thank DenCoak138
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I heard about this place from my anthropology professor and wanted to visit. It's a beautiful area and the hiking is very easy. The aa and pahoepahoe lava formations are fascinating to observe and there is a diverse amount of wildlife in the area. After...More

Thank PartTimeGypsy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Privately owned and immaculately maintained, this place is amazing! Take a half-mile walk to the caldera of a volcano past collapsed lava tubes and a lava field and see how the side of the volcano just burst open to release its lava down one side...More

1  Thank bitsy827
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We started the hike without a clear picture of how much we would actually be walking, and it was a blisteringly hot day, so you absolutely must bring water with you. But once you start out, you will be drawn into this unusual area. It...More

1  Thank christianj601
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We were amazed at the difference in landscapes along here...Was really quite a unique experience and great to do in late spring...Everything is blooming or starting to bloom...Air is calm and smells so good...Just a lovely drive

1  Thank culaugh2012
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We ventured out on a nice day in march not knowing what to expect. I asked a few questions at the trading post/old bar and immediately realized that i was talking to a 4th generation owner of this property. The owners were very nice and...More

3  Thank bigbriza
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Too bad I drove 20 miles each way only to find out it was closed, even though the website said open. The area is lovely and did a hike at another trail but maybe put up a closed sign before a lot of people drove...More

3  Thank Tory F
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We've passed this exit so often and finally stopped to view the ice cave. Yes, it was worth it. We started at the old trading post, built in the 1930's, which has artifacts and an assortment of art of the local Indian Tribes. We only...More

4  Thank Victoria M
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11 April 2017|
Response from Victoria M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are open March through October. Enjoy!