25 Famous Landmarks in New Mexico You Must See Story

By Lauren Rey

Introduction

25 Famous Landmarks in New Mexico You Must See Story

A land of beautiful deserts and rich history, there are many famous landmarks in New...

LANDMARK 1

Aztec Ruins National Monument

Aztec Ruins National Monument is a large ancestral pueblo site built over 900 years ago...

LANDMARK 2

Four Corners Monument Navajo Tribal Park

The Four Corners Monument is a geographical area where visitors can stand at the point...

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LANDMARK 3

Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument

Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument is a preserved landmark in the Gila National Forest. Ruins...

LANDMARK 4

El Morro National Monument

El Morro National Monument is a large sandstone bluff surrounded by trails. The main trail...

LANDMARK 5

Petroglyph National Monument

Petroglyph National Monument is one of the most unique monuments in New Mexico. The protected...

LANDMARK 6

Acoma Pueblo

Acoma Pueblo and its surrounding lands of Acoma Sky City are National Historic Landmarks. These...

LANDMARK 7

Barrio de Analco Historic District

The Barrio de Analco Historic District is one of the oldest European settlements in the...

LANDMARK 8

Chaco Culture National Historical Park

Chaco Culture National Historical Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Once a bustling hub...

LANDMARK 9

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park is one of the most famous places to visit in New...

LANDMARK 10

San Estevan Del Rey Mission Church Historic Site

The San Estevan Del Rey Mission Church Historic Site is on the same land as...

LANDMARK 11

Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad

The Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad is a unique traveling landmark. Guests ride in a...

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LANDMARK 12

Las Trampas Historic District

Las Trampas Historic District is one of many historic villages on the scenic New Mexico...

LANDMARK 13

Lincoln Historic Site

The Lincoln Historic Site is comprised of 17 original structures that represent the American Southwest...

LANDMARK 14

Bandelier National Monument

Bandelier National Monument is one of the most significant historical landmarks in New Mexico. It...

LANDMARK 15

Pecos National Historical Park

Pecos National Historical Park is the "gateway to the plains." Humans have traversed this land...

LANDMARK 16

Rio Grande Gorge

Rio Grande Gorge is a massive, mile-wide gorge formed over one million years ago by...

LANDMARK 17

Taos Pueblo

Taos Pueblo is a thousand-year-old village comprised of adobe pueblos. It is the only living...

LANDMARK 18

White Sands National Park

White Sands National Park is one of the most unique of all the major landmarks...

LANDMARK 19

Historic Fort Bayard

Built in 1866, Fort Bayard was named for Union General George D. Bayard, who was...

LANDMARK 20

Rio Rancho Bosque Preserve

The Rio Rancho Bosque Preserve spans 178 acres of protected lands along the Rio Grande...

LANDMARK 21

Santa Fe Plaza

Originating from a centuries-old palace and fort, the Santa Fe Plaza is now a historical...

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LANDMARK 22

Roswell

Known for UFO sightings and alien cosplayers, Roswell, New Mexico, is a one-of-a-kind town in...

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LANDMARK 23

Sandia Peak Tramway

For the more adventurous, the Sandia Peak Tramway offers stunning views of the Sandia Mountains...

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LANDMARK 24

Clayton Lake State Park and Dinosaur Trackways

Clayton Lake State Park is a spacious recreational park comprised of grasslands and sandstone bluffs...

LANDMARK 25

Capulin Volcano National Monument

Capulin Volcano National Monument is an extinct volcano that visitors can explore in various ways...

Conclusion

In Summary

Whether visiting the cultural sites and historical landmarks in New Mexico, hitting the trails, or...

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