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City of Rocks

(Faywood NM) Situated in the desert, about 33 miles southeast of Silver City NM, sets the pile of amazing rocks that is City of Rocks State Park. Intermingled amongst the huge boulders are campsites. I found one that was tucked into the middle of the rock formations. This was dry camping; meaning no electric or […]

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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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