This Hidden Spot In New Mexico Is Unbelievably Beautiful And You’ll Want To Find It
Spring seems to be teasing us with brief moments of deliciously warm weather peeking out between cold temperatures, rain, and snow. However, this is the perfect time to start thinking about spring activities you want to partake in once the weather begins to officially warm up and wildflowers appear on the landscape.
If short hikes are something you enjoy doing on a spring day, then you’ll want to check out this easy hike in one of New Mexico’s most remote areas.
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Middle Fork Hot Spring is located near Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument. You can access the spring by hiking the Middle Fork Trail #157; the trailhead is located just behind the visitor center. You can find the location on this Google Maps link and find details about the trail on AllTrails.com.
Monica is a Diné (Navajo) freelance writer and photographer based in the Southwest. Born in Gallup and raised in Phoenix, she is Tódich'ii'nii (Bitter Water People) and Tsi'naajinii (Black Streak Wood People). Monica is a staff writer for Only In Your State, photo editor for The Mesa Legend, and previously a staff writer for The Navajo Post. You can reach her at [email protected]
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