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Pancho Villa

(Columbus NM) This very small town was made famous in 1916 when it was raided by the army of Méxican Revolutionary General Francisco Pancho Villa. It was the last invasion by a foreign military on the American mainland. Cootes Hill, named after a soldier, was used during the day as a lookout to watch the […]

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Spring Canyon

(Deming NM) About four miles from Rockhound SP is Spring Canyon in the Big Florida Mountains. It’s a day use only park that has shelters with picnic tables and grills; no camping. A paved road goes all the way in. However, I would not go in with a long rig, as it may be difficult […]

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Rockhound

(Deming NM) Nestled against the Florida Mountains, in southern New México, is the popular Rockhound State Park. I can see why; as the setting is fantastic. sites are well spaced with all having good views. Mountains to the south and east, and desert to the west. It certainly is well named. There are plenty of […]

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