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

Highway 53, Grants, NM
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History and Nature at its finest.

If you are looking for low key interesting things to do, love nature and being outside. Do not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Ancient Ice Cave and Volcano

About a 2 hour drive from ABQ. You can use your GPS however when it tells you that you arrive... read more

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Highway 53, Grants, NM
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for low key interesting things to do, love nature and being outside. Do not miss this place. This place offers 2 separate experiences. The 1st one is a short hiking trek through lava fields and up to inside a volcano crater....More

1  Thank Shantkayaks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

About a 2 hour drive from ABQ. You can use your GPS however when it tells you that you arrive proceed another 25 miles. For what you do and see the entrance fee $12 dollars per person is somewhat high. However our 15 year old...More

1  Thank ecd15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The caves are well worth the trip. Owners actually grew up there and very friendly and full of stories about the area. There is a 1/2 mile hike to the Bandera Volcano and a short hike to the caves. Very interesting and picturesque. Be sure...More

1  Thank _njmiller46
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Ice Cave has been used/visited for thousands of years...thought it was very unique , set in a lava tube ...85 * outside 30* inside !! The surrounding lava flows and the huge volcano were fascinating as well. Moderate walking/hiking on lava trails, spectacular views...More

Thank Albion D
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The volcano is interesting, but the walk to the ice cave and the ice cave itself is really the most impressive part of this adventure. The cave itself never gets above 31 F. You don't need a coat, the cave can't be explored, you walk...More

Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This was an enjoyable place to visit. Those with health issues or little kids should be aware it's very steep-to both the volcano and ice caves. Its a mile roundtrip to volcano and about half a mile to ice caves. If you're doing it when...More

Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

It's not easy for family about 4 or 6 members cus you have to pay + 12$ for adult and +5$ for kids Can you imagine how much will cost for a family to get there to just see ice and nature things So for...More

Thank early b
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Fire and Ice Bandolero volcano is really nothing impressed if it's a small volcano that you can walk up to him look down into the whole where it's filled in there's no big deal okay it's a nice thing to do a nice outing to...More

1  Thank darrellstravel
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Since we were so close on our Route 66 adventure, we didn't feel like we could pass this up. We weren't disappointed - the staff was incredibly helpful, the tour was self-paced, and the map was incredibly accurate and matched the trail marking perfectly. Do...More

1  Thank tgilbert0201
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We were driving thru...stopping at all the interesting sights between Phx and Albuquerque. This place was very fun...my 5 & 8 yr old loved it!!! Easy hikes (it is on loose rocks, so not super easy if someone has mobility issues). Very affordable, clean (very...More

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