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Dittert Site Ruins

(nr Grants NM) My route took me within about five miles of the Dittert Site Ruins. It was found south of the El Malpaís National Conservation Area, and just inside of the Cebolla Wilderness. A trailhead was found 1 1/2 miles on a dirt 2-track. From the parking spot, it was a hike of about […]

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Fort Bowie

Fort Bowie

(nr Bowie AZ) Fort Bowie was built in Apache Pass between the Chiricahua and Dos Cabezas Mountains near a natural spring. The site was originally occupied by the Butterfield Overland Stage Station, and the Apaches worked with the settlers peacefully. Until a cocky Army lieutenant falsely accused Chocise and his band of a crime. The […]

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Tsankawi Ruins

Tsankawi Ruins

(White Rock NM) The ancient native ruins and trail at Tsankawi is part of Bandalier National Monument, although distant from the main part. The ancestral Tewa peoples that dwelled there were related to the current San Ildefonso Pueblo which is nearby. It sat atop a mesa accessed by a trail going up paths that have […]

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