This Underrated State Park In New Mexico Will Have You Feeling A Thousand Miles Away From It All

The Land of Enchantment is overflowing with beautiful landscapes, and many of these are the country’s greatest state parks. From Bottomless Lakes State Park, to the Rio Grande Nature Center, there is no shortage of nature for New Mexicans. That being said, some of the lesser-known state parks fall under the radar. This state park on our Northern border might be underrated, but with so much to do and see, it’s the perfect getaway.

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:

Have you visited this lesser-known state park? What did you think? We’d love to hear about it in the comments, and don’t forget to share photos from your outdoor adventures with us in our New Mexico Nature Lovers Facebook group, or tag us on Instagram by tagging #onlyinnewmexico for a chance to be featured!

Did you know that over a million years ago a volcano erupted in New Mexico? What’s left behind is amazing, and you can see for yourself.