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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  • The Jemez Mountains are simply beautiful. Located about 60 miles north of Albuquerque, this is a drive you don't want to miss. The various red colors provide great scenery.  more »
  • The VIEWS are incredible!!! All the igneous and sedimentary rock was beautiful!!! The incredible colors exhibited by the rock faces were beautiful! This was such a scenic drive as we leisurely took ou...  more »
  • Had never been to this part of the state. Totally amazed at the breathtaking rock formations and colors. A beautiful and easy drive from Albuquerque.  more »

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