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November 5, 2017, No comments

Around 5,000 years ago, a volcano known today as Little Black Peak, erupted filling the Tularosa Basin with molten rock. The resulting lava flow was 44 miles long and 6 […]

New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

October 15, 2017, Comments Off on New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

Located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the Museum of Natural History and Science offers a wonderful journey of exploration and learning. Meet New Mexico& ...

Bandera Volcano and Ice Cave

September 19, 2017, Comments Off on Bandera Volcano and Ice Cave

Sometimes called “The Land of Fire and Ice,” Bandera Volcano and Ice Cave is in a unique location in New Mexico. 10,000 years ago, Bandera Volcano ...

The Healing Waters of Jemez Springs, New Mexico

August 23, 2017, Comments Off on The Healing Waters of Jemez Springs, New Mexico

Nestled between soaring red rock mesas, which are the remnants of ancient lava flows, the Village of Jemez Springs in New Mexico is a charming and rel ...

  • Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
    August 7, 2017, Comments Off on Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument

    Around 1.6 million years ago, a large area in New Mexico became geologically active. The Valles and Toledo craters began spewing out ash, rock fragments, searing hot gases and incandescent […]

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    Blackwater Draw Archeological Site: Clovis People
    August 5, 2017, Comments Off on Blackwater Draw Archeological Site: Clovis People

    Near Clovis, New Mexico, is the archeological site of Blackwater Draw. Nearly 13,000 years ago, large glaciers covered the North American continent including a large portion of the Rocky Mountains. […]

  • Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument
    July 12, 2017, Comments Off on Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument

    The remote region of New Mexico called the Salinas Basin has been home to a number of cultures for at least 2,000 years. Large pueblos and trade settlements of Tiwa […]

  • Cimarron Canyon State Park
    June 29, 2017, Comments Off on Cimarron Canyon State Park

    Spectacular palisade cliffs and mountain streams dominate Cimarron Canyon State Park located in New Mexico’s high country. Cimarron is Spanish for wild and untamed. The word originally referred to the […]

  • Top 5 Locations for Summer Wildflowers: New Mexico
    June 16, 2017, Comments Off on Top 5 Locations for Summer Wildflowers: New Mexico

    Despite the bulk of the state being classified as arid or desert terrain, New Mexico bursts into bloom in the summer months, particularly in the mountains. Almost anywhere in the […]

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    Bottomless Lakes State Park
    May 21, 2017, Comments Off on Bottomless Lakes State Park

    Bottomless Lakes State Park is located 14 miles southeast of Roswell, New Mexico, on the east edge of the Pecos River valley. The biggest question to Bottomless Lakes State Park […]

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