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25 Reasons to Love Silver City

When it comes to unforgettable eats, art, and adventure, this high-country gateway to the spectacular Gila Wilderness is fully “loded.” By Andrew Collins Photos by Jay Hemphill New Mexico Magazine While eating breakfast at downtown Silver City’s Tre Rosat Cafe, I overheard a couple chatting at a nearby table. “Twenty years ago they were calling […]

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Visiting the Petrified Forest National Park

Carri Wilbanks, Special for USA TODAY The Petrified Forest is much more than simply another park – it’s the crossroads for more than 13,000 years of history. The ancient landscape in north-eastern Arizona is a stunning natural playground for hikers, climbers and other intrepid explorers, and a sanctuary of fascinating archaeological sites revealing a glimpse […]

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Hiking up the East Fork of Mt. Baldy

This is one of my favorite hikes in the White Mountains.  Actually, I do have several favorites, but this area is especially dear to me.  Mt. Baldy is the third highest peak in Arizona and about 40 miles away from the town of Pinetop.  This sacred mountain is shared with the White Mountain Apache Indians […]

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Canyoneering In Arizona’s Best Kept Secret

  If you love exploring country off the beaten path, consider this little known area.  Rondeho Canyon hides among the sage and sand, but it still has a sense of purpose.  Murals of petraglyphs etched into red sandstone cliffs tell their stories of the ancient ones.  A single dusty trail meanders below a small canyon […]

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Take to the High Road -RVing in New Mexico

Summer is almost here and New Mexico has so much to offer for the RV enthusiast and outdoors person. The Rocky Mountains spans almost the entire west side of thes state. If you love hiking, trail riding, kayaking, hot mineral springs, birding, hot air ballooning, breathtaking landscapes, art, music and dance as well as the […]

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