These 5 Overlooks Across New Mexico Are The Perfect Spots For Stunning Fall Views

All across New Mexico, leaves are shifting towards the warm end of the color scale. Shades of yellow, orange, red, and brown are taking over parts of the state and we still have a few weeks of fall to go!

If you’re in the mood to check out some of the vivid hues from above, you’ll want to check out a few of our favorite overlooks and observation areas that feature New Mexico’s lovely landscape.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Which of these locations do you plan to visit in the coming weeks? Are there other overlooks and scenic areas you enjoy visiting?

If you prefer to surround yourself in fall colors through hiking, then you’ll want to consider trekking the Fourth of July Trail, which is a perfect day trip from Albuquerque or Socorro. Read more about this colorful trail in The Awesome Hike That Will Take You To The Most Spectacular Fall Foliage In New Mexico.

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