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Angel Peak

Angel Peak

(nr Bloomfield NM) The Angel Peak Scenic Area is another section of the badlands that includes Angel Peak which rises out of the desert, and can be seen from miles away. It turned out to be much more interesting than I had thought. Several overlooks provided views into the canyon below, and to the horizon. […]

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Guadalupe Ridge, LIncoln NF nr Queen NM

Guadalupe Ridge

(nr Queen NM) I stopped at the Queen Café for lunch and had some tacos. There was a rack of amazing looking pie. I couldn’t resist and had the largest slice of cherry pie ever. Surprised to find the eatery, and homes about 45 miles southwest of Carlsbad up in the Guadalupe Mountains. About three […]

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Organ Mtns, Aguirre Springs

Organ Mountains

(nr Organ NM) One of the most scenic camps is found on the eastern slope of the Organ Mountains. It sets at the base of towering pinnacles, and has expansive views of the valley below. There are two trails; one a 4 1/2 mile loop up to the base of the spires, and the other […]

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