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.
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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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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