Aguirre Springs Recreation Area
Potrillo Volcanic Field
Alamogordo, New Mexico
Pinos Altos, New Mexico
Acoma, The Sky City
Mescalero Apache Indian Reservation (central)
National Atomic Museum
New Mexico Facts
Capital: Santa Fe
Land Area: 121,356 sq. miles
Wheeler Peak at 13,161 feet,
Red Bluff Reservoir at 2,842 feet
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park
The park's most famous cave, Carlsbad Cavern, is over 1,000 feet deep and currently contains 30 miles of mapped passages. The Big Room of Carlsbad Cavern is the largest underground chamber in the United States. View formations of stalagmites, stalactites, and columns in this video. You will also see the evening flight of Mexican free-tailed bats from the entrance of the Cavern.
Glen Canyon Dam - Lake Powell Held behind the Bureau of Reclamation's Glen Canyon Dam, waters of the Colorado River and tributaries are backed up almost 186 miles, forming Lake Powell. The dam was completed in 1963. Take a look at this tremendous feat of engineering - the Glen Canyon Dam.
Canyon de Chelly National Monument
Canyon de Chelly NM offers the opportunity to learn about Southwestern Indian history from the earliest Anasazi to the Navajo Indians who live and farm here today. Its primary attractions are ruins of Indian villages built between 350 and 1300 AD at the base of sheer red cliffs and in canyon wall caves
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