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Short Hike to Beautiful Nambe Falls!

$15 Entrance fee to the Pueblo of Nambe at the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. There are two trails, each 1/4 mile, one trail takes the lower path and you'll need... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rachel B
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Houston, Texas
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Middletown, Rhode Island
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43 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This spot could not be located if you try to find it using our Garmin GPS unit and I updated it just before leaving on this trip. You will be entering Nambe Pueblo land and will need to pay a $15 fee to do so. If you love dramatic scenery, it is worth even more. The beauty of the falls... More 

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Baton Rouge
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99 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been trying to get into this area for a few years when I am in Santa Fe, but it seemed to always be gated. This time we lucked out and the gates were open so we proceeded to the entrance station and paid the $15 entry fee and started the tour. The guy at the station was super... More 

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Houston, Texas
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100 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

$15 Entrance fee to the Pueblo of Nambe at the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. There are two trails, each 1/4 mile, one trail takes the lower path and you'll need water shoes as you'll get wet but it takes you to the pool area of the falls. We chose the upper trail, climbing up a rocky path... More 

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Vail, AZ
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42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Went to visit the falls last Sunday, gate to park was closed despite posted hours indicating it should be open! Disappointed! My research showed it should have been a nice place to visit! Better luck next time I guess!

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Joe and Anthony did the extra to accommodate me, great camp personnel/park rangers. Thank you guys for making my first time stay enjoyable. Park was nice, very busy. Lots of people walking their dogs, hiking to falls and lots of children playing. I stayed on campsite 2 and it was right next to the creek. It was busy though with... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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341 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Driving the High Road to Taos we saw a sign advertising the falls so decided to stop and take a look. Initially we drove to the lake but that was a bit disappointing as there wasn't much to see, and the road just dead-ended, however the hike up to the falls viewpoint was fairly easy (steep in places) and the... More 

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Placitas, New Mexico
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247 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

A easy hike to the top of the falls that drop three times. It's currently $10 a vehicle and if your are ao inclined there's a lake for fishing and picnic grounds as well.

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Leavenworth
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49 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Today we joined the ranks of people who have attempted to visit Nambe Falls only to find a "closed for the season" sign at the end of the lengthy off-the-beaten-path road. Extremely disappointing. Spend the day at Bandolier instead.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2014

Although the web site says the falls are open, we took the drive this Friday, August 8, and they were closed. Yes, we called the info line. Yes, the recording said the falls were open. No, there was no sign saying the falls were closed at the beginning of the road. That would have been too considerate. We had to... More 

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Columbus, Texas
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56 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2014 via mobile

This is really outside of Santa Fe, a little drive. They are not the most impressive falls in the world, but they can't all be, can they? It is a beautiful wilderness and a nice little hike. Could be steep for some. We enjoyed it very much. We would have stayed longer, but it was a stop along the way... More 

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