Escape To Rio Grande Gorge For A Beautiful New Mexico Nature Scene

It doesn’t take much for us to find a reason to take pleasure in New Mexico’s stunning scenery. The state’s beauty is simply divine and, to be honest, escaping into that beauty is surprisingly easy. However, one spot that is fairly out of the way, accessible year-round, and jaw-droppingly gorgeous is the Wild Rivers Recreation Area at Rio Grande Gorge.

During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.

It is located approximately 14 miles from Questa via State Route 378. The recreation area is open year-round and day-use fees cost $3 per vehicle. For additional details about the Wild Rivers Recreation Area, trails, and other activities, visit the department’s website or Facebook page.

Location: Google Maps
Phone: 505-954-2000
Facebook: Bureau of Land Management New Mexico
Trail details: AllTrails

Another area where you can enjoy New Mexico’s ever enchanting views is in the Santa Fe National Forest, where you will find McCauley Hot Springs. Read about the trail to the spring and the views along the way in The Gorgeous 3.4-Mile Hike In New Mexico’s Santa Fe National Forest That Will Lead You Past A River And Hot Spring.

Address: 1120 NM-378, Questa, NM 87556, USA