All posts in New Mexico

  • elephantbuttelake
    Elephant Lake and Elephant Lake State Park
    November 16, 2016, Comments Off on Elephant Lake and Elephant Lake State Park

    Located in the lower Rio Grande Valley in New Mexico, Elephant Butte Lake State Park is the state’s largest and most popular park. The 40-mile-long reservoir offers all sort of […]

  • Valles Caldera: New Mexico’s Supervolcano
    August 22, 2016, 1 Comment

    There are six known supervolcanoes on dry land, while some six more are located under the oceans. Three of these supervolcanoes are in the United States: Yellowstone in Wyoming, Long […]

  • Fort Union National Monument
    July 29, 2016, Comments Off on Fort Union National Monument

    Fort Union, guardian of the Santa Fe Trail during its heyday, was established in 1851. In actual fact, three forts were built, one after the other, on the plains of […]

  • Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico
    July 3, 2016, 1 Comment

    Nearly 1,000 years ago, the Acoma people were being raided by their Apache and Navajo neighbors, particularly during harvest time or to take women and children for slaves. The Acoma […]

  • el-malpais
    Top 10 Things to do in New Mexico
    June 1, 2016, Comments Off on Top 10 Things to do in New Mexico

    New Mexico, the “land of enchantment,” lives up to its reputation for beautiful locations and great things to see and do. From mountains to deserts, sand dunes to snow capped […]

  • Rio Grande Nature Center State Park
    March 26, 2016, Comments Off on Rio Grande Nature Center State Park

    Located on the central Rio Grande River flyway, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the Rio Grande Nature Center State Park is a fun place to view the thousands of birds (dozens […]

  • Taos, New Mexico
    March 16, 2016, 1 Comment

    Taos, New Mexico has been a popular stopping place, not just recently, but for over 6,000 years, thanks in part to the Rio Grande River. The Taos valley was created, […]

  • Taos Pueblo
    March 9, 2016, Comments Off on Taos Pueblo

    Taos Pueblo is the only living Native American community designated both a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and a National Historic Landmark. The multi-story adobe buildings have been continuously inhabited […]

  • Ski Santa Fe!
    February 2, 2016, Comments Off on Ski Santa Fe!

    Nestled in the stunning Sangre de Cristo (which means blood of Christ) Mountains just a few miles from Santa Fe, New Mexico, Ski Santa Fe is 660 acres and 72 […]

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