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El Vado Lake State Park

El Vado Lake State Park July 14, 2020

2,100-acre to 3,200-acre lake in a spectacular setting on the Chama River at an altitude of close to 7,000 feet. Maximum depth is about 170 feet when full. Boaters can camp out overlooking the lake and at a number of scenic primitive sites on both the north penninsula and another on the west side of […]

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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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Cerrito Recreation Area Abiquiu Lake - Abiquiu New Mexico

Cerrito Recreation Area Abiquiu Lake – Abiquiu New Mexico

Abiquiu Lake is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque District’s northern most flood control reservoir in the state of New Mexico. Abiquiu Lake sits placidly between the rugged Sangre de Cristo and San Juan Mountain ranges of northern New Mexico. At an elevation of 6,400 feet, the project rests comfortably within the Piñon Pine/Juniper […]

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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 Whitewater Rafting Race Course Big Rock

Rio Grande Gorge Whitewater Rafting Big Rock Section Race Course

Class I to Class III rapids (easy to moderately challenging) with names like: Big Rock, the Narrows, and Souse Hole. We’ll serve refreshments and snacks at the end of the trip and then return you to your vehicle and dry clothes! March through June are typically high water months. The Race Course flows all summer […]

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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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Kayaking New Mexico

Kayaking the Rio Grande Racecourse Taos New Mexico

Racecourse at 600 cfs – July 21 New Mexico offers the outdoor enthusiast an abundance of year round mountain vacation and outdoor recreational opportunities.  New Mexico Fishing, Hiking, Camping, Kayaking, Canoeing, Skiing, Huntingand Outdoor Sports. Summer, an ideal season for Mountain Vacations at one of our many State and National Parks, Hiking, Camping, Fly Fishing, Bass Fishing, Mountain Biking, Horseback Riding, Whitewater Rafting and exploring Native American Historical Sites.  Spectacular mountain […]

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