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Jemez Mountains

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Address: Jemez Springs, NM

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Beautiful rock formations

As you drive higher and higher along New Mexico Highway 4 you will experience shockingly beautiful rock formations and picturesque landscapes that will take your breath away. Be... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Jemez Springs, New Mexico
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Jemez Springs, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As you drive higher and higher along New Mexico Highway 4 you will experience shockingly beautiful rock formations and picturesque landscapes that will take your breath away. Be prepared for the elevation change since the higher elevations do tend to get a bit thin in oxygen. After you stop and peruse the sights in Jemez Springs, the views become more... More 

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Matteson, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The views and colors are just amazing, especially when you have the sun reflecting off the peaks. We stopped more times than expected to just get the pictures of the various shades of colors that are in these mountains. Definitely a must see.

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Holland, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The campground was closed, so we had to hike in from the road. It was quite the hike with snow on the ground, but well worth it. Wear hiking boots if you go in winter. We were told that it was only a 1.5 round trip, it turned out closer to 4 from the road and we were also told... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is just a wonderful drive with so many picturesque spots to stop. We had a great time. We have driven this both ways, but find it best going up from Albuquerque to Los Alamos.

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Boerne, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Gorgeous red mountains against the blue sky. Lots of photo ops, and many places to hike and see it up close. Rivers, hot springs, hiking trails, you name it, its there.

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Niceville, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We drove from Santa Fe through Bandelier N.P. then continued on to Jemez Springs on Rt. 4. I search out scenic drives and this one was very beautiful. We especially liked the area around Valles Caldera. Didn't see any elk there but it was beautiful. You feel like you are in another world. It was getting dark as we ended... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Drove from Bandelier to spend the night in Jemez Springs before heading back to Albaquerque. The views were totally awesome especially with the yellow leaves contrasting the red bluffs. Truly awe inspiring.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Great hiking espcially in in the fall when it's not too hot outside. The leaves were changing making the trails even more beautiful.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

The Jemez Mountains are amazing. I wish I could visit more often. On my recent visit I could hike up to a wonderful hot spring. It was as beautiful as I remember it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Try and make time, if you are driving from Santa Fe to Albuquerque, to NOT go as direct as the crow flies. Drive round the NW scenic loop through the mountains. So many great sights, eg Battleship Rock, Soda Dam, Jemez Springs/Pueblo, the colourful mountains, elk...

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