New Mexico

picnic benches in Bandelier National Monument

2 Picnicking Spots You Want to Check Out This Summer

Picnicking is a Long-established American Pastime With so many outstanding national and local parks sprinkled throughout the country, there’s no excuse not to grab a cooler and pack some snacks for an outdoor feast. Start by reacquainting yourself with the basics (read: how to prepare, what to pack, etc.) and then get your imagination running …

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New Mexico Road Trip for Instagram Lovers

It’s a @TravelNewMexico Birthday Road Trip! Love New Mexico? Love a road trip? @TravelNewMexico loves both! @TravelNewMexico is a signature Instagram account that has rocketed to prominence by inviting guest Instagrammers to do a “takeover” of the account and share their love for unique New Mexico on-the-road adventures through imagery and stories. Inspired by a …

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Going With the Flow- Kayaking with WOW (Wild Outdoor Women)

Osprey, Indian Paintbrush, Eastern Fence Lizards, Colorado Hairstreak Butterfly, Big Sagebrush, Spring Star Cactus, Gambit Oak Leaf, Mule Deer, and Turkey is what you will find in Heron Lake State Park in northern New Mexico, about 12 miles south of Chama. Furthermore, El Vado Lake State Park is right next door (10 miles away) to …

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Mexican Spotted Owl

Finding the Elusive Mexican Spotted Owl

 The Elusive Mexican Spotted Owl According to Audubon Magazine, the Mexican Spotted Owl is the rarest one in the United States.  Highly localized within its wide range,(travels from Mexico north thru Arizona, New Mexico  to Utah, and Colorado) this creature seeks out cool, shady canyons, often in areas surrounded by the hot, dry slopes of …

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Chaco Culture National Historic Park Designated International Dark Sky Park

Last August, northwestern New Mexico’s Chaco Culture National Historic Park (NHP) became the fourth unit of the U.S. National Park System to received the designation of International Dark Sky Park Association. Added to the National Park System in 1907 by President Theodore Roosevelt and designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987, Chaco Culture NHP …

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