From the Road

Rio Grande del Norte National Monument is a short drive from our Forest Service campground, so it only made since to check it out. We had a fun day exploring and hiking.

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Breweries & Brewpubs on the Enchanted Circle.

The Enchanted Circle is a scenic auto touring loop in northern New Mexico that goes through the towns of Taos, Questa, Red River, Eagle Nest, & Angel Fire. The whole loop is approximately 100 miles and circles Wheeler Peak, the highest point in New Mex...

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We're so happy to be back in the tall pine/fur trees and mountains. Camping at 7,900' elevation about seven and a half miles west of Red River, NM.

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We're on a roll! Our third Harvest Hosts in as many days. This time we're at La Viña, the oldest winery in New Mexico, located along the Don Juan Oñate trail in La Union.

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Well we made it to St Clair in Deming, NM – another Harvest Hosts stop. This is our third year to visit and spend the night at this winery — one of our faves.

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A nice state park for a couple day layover. We got a great site overlooking Lea Lake.

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Once again we found ourselves at a campground we enjoyed last spring. Oliver Lee is nicely tucked in at the base of the Sacramento Mountains in the Chihuahuan Desert.

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We like to visit High Desert Brewing while visiting Las Cruces. Spotted Dog was a new find for us. Well worth the visit.

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Leasburg Dam State Park: Site #31 & #6, these sites have water & electric, dump station nearby, 29 sites, 4,200 foot elevation. February 19th - 25th.
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We arrived at Leasburg with a three day reservation because last spring we couldn't get in without a reservation (we don't like making reservations). We are finding plenty to do in the area so we scored one of few first come/first serve sites with water & electric to extend our stay.

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Top photo: Looking out our side window... Room with a view.

We returned to a state park we thoroughly enjoyed last spring & were greeted with a sea of little yellow flowers. One of the few state parks where rockhounds can collect rocks.

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This State Park is the site where Francisco "Pancho" Villa's Mexican revolutionary attacked Columbus, NM and the historic Camp Furlong on March 9, 1916.

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Our second visit to St Clair Winery via HarvestHost.com. Friendly folks here along with good wine!

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