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Río Guadalupe Canyon

(Cañon NM) The Río Guadalupe flowed down between the Sierra Nacimiento and the Jémez Mountains through a deep canyon with rugged cliffs. It was often difficult to see the river because of the deep gorge. High mesas surrounded the canyon area. Pullouts along the narrow road provided photo opportunities. Tall, jagged cliffs arose from the […]

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Rio Grande Overlook Point, White Rock

Overlook Point

(White Rock NM) Overlook Point was on a mesa with a view of the Río Grande. It was in a park at the end of a paved drive, that passed a ball field, picnic shelters, and the trailhead for Blue Dot trail. I think that went down the side of the mesa toward the river. […]

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Cumbres & Toltec Scenic RR

Cumbres & Toltec RR Views

(Chama NM to Antonito CO) The Cumbres & Toltec Scenic RR provided some terrific mountain scenery, rock formations, a river and creeks, a forest of pines and aspens, cattle, and a deep gorge. The slow pace of the train allowed for plenty of time to take in the wonderful views. The route paralleled the Río […]

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