Valles Caldera National Preserve

Valles Caldera National Preserve Jemez Springs, NM

About 1.25 million years ago, a spectacular volcanic eruption created the 13-mile wide circular depression now known as the Valles Caldera. The preserve is known for its huge mountain meadows, abundant wildlife, and meandering streams. The area also preserves the homeland of ancestral native peoples and embraces a rich ranching history.

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One Response to Valles Caldera National Preserve Jemez Springs, NM

  1. mtngrrl October 15, 2020 at 3:21 pm #

    A comprehensive trail guide to VCNP has recently been published: “Hiking Trails in Valles Caldera National Preserve,” by Coco Rae. You can learn about it here: https://vcnp-trails.com/

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