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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 erupted in a violent […]

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 fragmen ...

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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 in ...

  • 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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    River of Lights in Albuquerque
    December 20, 2016, Comments Off on River of Lights in Albuquerque

    Celebrate the holidays with a river of glowing lights in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The city literally glows at night during the Christmas season, in part due to the traditional luminarias […]

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    New Mexico’s First Early Inhabitants
    November 28, 2016, Comments Off on New Mexico’s First Early Inhabitants

    As far back as 12,000 years ago, New Mexico drew early humans to its lands and bounty. Though the landscape changed radically over the years, the evidence of their presence […]

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