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Big Eddy

(nr Abiquiú Lake NM) Big Eddy was a bend in the Río Chama where a sandy take-out is used by rafters to get off the river. On the opposite side of the river were sheer cliffs, which made for a dramatic view. Big Eddy – Río Chama Just upstream were some rocky shoals causing some […]

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Wild Rivers Again

(nr Questa NM) The last time I visited the Wild Rivers Recreation Area, I stayed on the Red River side. This time I chose a camp on the Río Grande gorge. Part of the Río Grande del Norte National Monument, it sets on a mesa between the two rivers. Wild Rivers – View from Camp There […]

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Three Rocks Hike

(Tres Piedras NM) These rock formations provide a name for the town. Rising above the tree-line, they make quite an impression. They’re a popular challenge for hikers that come from far away to make the ascent. Three Rocks Rises above the Trees After several visits to this area, I finally decided to make the attempt. […]

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