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Nice hike in April but in the summer it might be too hot!

We loved hiking here for the day. It was a cool 70 degrees and there were very few people there... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
debbythec
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mattapoisett, ma
Awesome Majestic Mountains

Pictures do not do this justice! It's incredible in its scenery and full if history. A must stop is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marlene M
,
Tulsa, Oklahoma
via mobile
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Travellers talk about
“new mexico” (16 reviews)
“hot springs” (20 reviews)
“scenic drive” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
Jemez Springs, NM
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"new mexico"
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"hot springs"
in 20 reviews
"scenic drive"
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"truly awe inspiring"
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"beautiful colors"
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"red soil"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 4 reviews
"bandelier national monument"
in 6 reviews
"battleship rock"
in 7 reviews
"great hiking"
in 3 reviews
"wonderful drive"
in 2 reviews
"take your breath away"
in 2 reviews
"mountain range"
in 2 reviews
"snow and ice"
in 2 reviews
"los alamos"
in 6 reviews
"soda dam"
in 7 reviews
"santa fe"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We loved hiking here for the day. It was a cool 70 degrees and there were very few people there. The views are amazing and the weather was perfect. I can't imagine what it would be like with lots of people and 90 degree weather....More

Thank debbythec
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pictures do not do this justice! It's incredible in its scenery and full if history. A must stop is the Welcome Center where there are local potters and museum.

Thank Marlene M
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Amazing views trails and roadside fishing access trails are generally paved with amenities . Don't miss the visitor center, great on-site artist working watch the video in the museum.

Thank mtnlover22
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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 2 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 9 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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Sherry B
4 September 2015|
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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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