Cross of the Martyrs, Santa Fe

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  • It is easy to drive up to this pretty spot. I also suspect one could walk up here from town. It is a small park at higher elevation which affords a nice view of the city of Santa Fe below.  more »
  • Some interesting history and a nice winding walk up a hill. However, the view is disappointing as the landscape is fairly urban. I missed sunset, which I heard is much nicer.  more »
  • The Cross of the Martyrs is an extension of the Fort Marcy Park area, and a fun way to take in some of the local history at the various stations/plaques. The monument provides beautiful views of SF an...  more »
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  • Very beautiful view of the city. Hiking from the bottom is not difficult but even easier is hiking from the top. Easy hike, very short, but enough to get the heart pumping. We were staying at the Fort Marcy Suites so we came at it from the top.
  • Santa Fe doesn't really lend itself to great views from above but it's definitely interesting to see. Fairly easy walk up and there are (somewhat difficult to read) signs on the way up walking you through the history of Santa Fe. There's supposedly the ruins of Fort Marcy nearby but there's almost nothing left to see. The cross itself is loud in the wind and not exactly photogenic up close.
  • Must see! Beautiful views and some interesting history about Santa Fe and the surrounding area. Hike is not difficult and is even easier if you approach from the top side off of Prince Ave.
  • This walk was nice. A cell phone tower is smack in the middle of the view, which is annoying. It is a quick walk from town and worth your time.
  • Easy walk from the parking lot and great view of Santa Fe.
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