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Abiquiu 151 Spark 06-10-2019

Abiquiu 151

Abiquiú means “wild choke cherry place” in the Tewa language. It is also called Santo Tomas de Abiquiú and the Pueblo of Santo Tomas de Abiquiú. Abiquiù was the one of the homes of artist Georgia O’Keeffe from 1929 until 1984. The Georgia O’Keeffe Home and Studio is in Abiquiú and she also owned property […]

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Chama River Above Abiquiu Lake Spark 06-10-2019

Chama River Above Abiquiu Lake

The Chama River, a major tributary of the Rio Grande, in Northern New Mexico, flows through a multi-colored sandstone canyon whose walls grow to 1,500 feet. From El Vado Dam the Chama River continues flowing south, entering Chama Canyon and Santa Fe National Forest and the Chama River Canyon Wilderness. It is joined by Rio […]

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New Mexico Fly Fishing

New Mexico Fishing Report June 20, 2021

Northeast Fishing ReportNE Cabresto Lake: We had no reports from anglers this week. Charette Lakes: We had no reports from anglers this week. Cimarron River: Stream flow near Cimarron Monday morning was 27.2 cfs. Fishing for trout was good when using PowerBait, nightcrawlers and flash-back nymph flies. Clayton Lake: Fishing for trout was good when […]

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Pecos River Upper Dalton Trout Fishing Public Fishing Access

Pecos River Upper Dalton Trout Fishing Public Fishing Access

Pecos River trout fly fishing public access. Known locally as the Rio Pecos. Six miles north of Pecos, New Mexico on NM highway 63. Fishing, picnicking, hiking, camping and backpacking. The Pecos River originates in 20 miles northeast of Santa Fe, New Mexico and flows into Texas, emptying into the Rio Grande at Lake Amistad. […]

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Heron Lake New Mexico

Heron Lake New Mexico

A picturesque lake set among the tall pines of northern New Mexico, Heron Lake has been designated a “quiet lake” where boats operate at no-wake speeds only, making it an excellent location for all types of paddle craft. Heron also has amazing sailing, cross-country skiing, and hiking. Heron is a fisherman’s paradise with record-size trout […]

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Riana Campground Abiquiu Lake - Abiquiu New Mexico

Riana Campground Abiquiu Lake – Abiquiu New Mexico

The Riana Campground is located on a 150-foot rock bluff overlooking Abiquiu Lake at 6,400 feet above sea level. The Riana Campground hosts 54 campsites. A number of sites include electric hookups and water hookup, shelters, grills, lantern holders and tent pads. Other facilities include a play structure, showers, dump station, picnic and fishing areas. […]

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Rio Grande Gorge - Taos Junction

Rio Grande Gorge – Taos Junction

Approximately 15 miles south of Taos, New Mexico the Taos Junction is the nexus of the Rio Pueblo de Taos and Rio Grande. The Rio Grande Gorge Visitor’s Center is located in Pilar, NM, at the intersection of NM 570 and NM 68 the Visitor Center provides information about the recreation experiences to be had […]

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Enchanted Circle

The Enchanted Circle

New Mexico has long been known as The Land of Enchantment, so it’s only fitting that this designated scenic byway be called the Enchanted Circle. Explore the picturesque 83-mile loop through mountains, valleys, mesa and national forestland—all unique to Northern New Mexico—plus multiple enchanting community destinations full of fun seasonal activities and annual events. The […]

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