Chaco Culture National Historical Park

Photo: Chaco Canyon National Historical Park, Aerial View Located in northwestern New Mexico, Chaco Culture National Historical Park became part of the US national park system (as a national monument) in 1907 and was designated a World Heritage Site in 1987. Key Links nps.gov/chcu/index.htm Facebook @chacoculturenhp Google Maps goo.gl/maps/KnSwQWKMYFr7Radx6 The Chaco Culture National Historic Park …

New Mexico Links

New Mexico flag Links related to New Mexico presented in somewhat random format: Tour of Gila 2020 Event Cancelled 5 day Tour of the Gila are New Mexico’s premier road cycling races! #GilaProven tourofthegila.com Ride the Gila @TouroftheGila Tour of the Gila is Canceled for 2020. For more information visit https://t.co/Iv8wbMr4yk pic.twitter.com/bjvzNI3EsQ — Tour of …

New Mexico

Photo: Genevieve Rudnicki, BLM New Mexico, Alamo Mountain Area of Critical Environmental Concern New Mexico is bordered by Oklahoma, Texas, Arizona, Colorado and the Mexican states of Chihuahua and Sonora. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/q4o3N4dJcTzx5P5u9 Embedded Tweets This is a beautiful example of livestreaming and archived video. Viewing stats from Albuquerque's International Balloon Fiesta. 384,000 views last year. …

Acoma Sky City

Photo: Ceramics for sale The oldest continuously inhabited community in the United States is Acoma Sky City, home to the Pueblo of Acoma. Residents provide tours of the settlement on the 367-foot tall mesa, about 20 miles south of Interstate 40 and half-way between Albuquerque and Gallup. The Sky City Cultural Center and Haak’u Museum …

Albuquerque = Beeʼeldííl Dahsinil

Photo: John Fowler, Watermelon Mountain Albuquerque (Diné: Beeʼeldííl Dahsinil) is New Mexico’s most populous city and is located at the base of the Sandia Mountains along the banks of the Rio Grande. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/mhnCSo85MuvxVMGa8 Favorite Places Frontier Restaurant, an Albuquerque tradition located across from the University of New Mexico, serving great breakfasts, burritos, burgers, …

Gallup = Naʼnízhoozhí

Photo: Earl’s Family Restaurant 2018 Gallup was founded in 1881 as a railhead for the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad, and named after David Gallup, a paymaster for the railroad. Among the reasons to visit: this is a prominent spot on Route 66. Slow adventurers, the city is on the Trails of the Ancients Byway, one …

Las Cruces, New Mexico

Photo: Joseph, Las Cruces Las Cruces is the geographic center of the Mesilla Valley, the agricultural region on the floodplain of the Rio Grande which extends from Hatch to the west side of El Paso, Texas. Las Cruces is the home of New Mexico State University (NMSU), New Mexico’s only land-grant university. The city’s major …

New Mexico Rail Runner

Photo: MrTinDC New Mexico Rail Runner Express is a commuter rail system serving the metropolitan areas of Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico. It is administered by the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) and the Rio Metro Regional Transit District (Rio Metro). It now does about 2,200 one-way passenger trips per day. Phase I …

Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial (2019)

Poster, 98th Iteration Gallup, New Mexico – Created in 1921, the Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial is the longest-running, Native American Art Show in the country. The event features parades, dances, demonstrations, native foods, rodeos, pow-wow, song and dance, pageants, and folk art. 2020 dates: July 31 – August 9 Gallup (Navajo: Naʼnízhoozhí) is the most …