New Mexico - The Land of Enchantment

New Mexico is one of my favorites!

I love the history, with Anasazi ruins and Spanish conquistadors. I love the tri-cultural heritage and the southwestern architecture. I love the mountains and the high desert scenery. And then there’s the food! πŸ™‚


New Mexico camping and attractions

View over Los Alamos from American Springs Road

American Spring – Free camping near Los Alamos

It was the 4th of July holiday weekend, and the Jemez area was packed! Every scenic stop was crawling with ...
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Camping under the pines at Apache Creek

Apache Creek Campground – Under the ponderosas

There's nothing like some big old ponderosa pines to make it feel like mountain living! πŸ™‚ Apache Creek campground is ...
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Gorgeous cliffs of the Forks campground

Cliffs and Camping at the Gila Forks

I'm camped at this lovely spot right above the Gila River, with fabulous cliffs just across the way. From my ...
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Campsite at Cattlemen Trail

New Mexico free camping – Cattlemen Trail boondocking

Most of the Gila forest is north of Silver City, but there's a little piece to the south, in the ...
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Some New Mexico pix