Jemez Mountains, Jemez Springs

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The Jemez Mountains are a volcanic group of mountains in Rio Arriba, Sandoval, and Los Alamos counties, New Mexico, United States. The highest point in the range is Chicoma Mountain at an elevation of 11,561 feet . The town of Los Alamos and Los Alamos National Laboratory adjoin the eastern side of the range while the town of Jemez Springs is to the west. Pajarito Mountain Ski Area is the only ski area in the Jemez. New Mexico State Highway 4 is the primary road that provides vehicular access to locations in the Jemez Mountains.
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  • August 8, 2017
    I could hardly et out of the area for taking pictures of the magnificence of these mountains. Hoping for better weather next time I am in the area.  more »
  • July 13, 2017
    This is one fantastic scenic drive, although a little hairy in a snow blizzard. Heading west from Albuquerque, toward Los Alamos and Santa Fe, we chose New Mexico Route 4, which is no doddle, even if ...  more »
  • June 21, 2017
    The Jemez Mountains are accessible via NM route 4. Driving from Santa Fe or Albuquerque takes about an hour. NM State Parks and the US Park Service have campgrounds and picnic sites throughout the mou...  more »

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