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Pecos Wilderness Area

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1474 Rodeo Road, NM 87505
+1 505-438-7840
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Danger on the Pecos River NM

The wilderness, fishing, hiking, camping is beautiful. But it is not a place to travel to if you... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
travelgurunm
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Worth a visit

My friend and I went here by mistake, thinking we were at a mountain trail. Still, this was a lot... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
SoxWin09
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Scenic wilderness area located at the southernmost end of the thousand-mile-long U.S. Rocky Mountains.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
11 Sep 2017
“Worth a visit ”
26 Apr 2018
“Danger on the Pecos River NM”
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1474 Rodeo Road, NM 87505
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+1 505-438-7840
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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

The wilderness, fishing, hiking, camping is beautiful. But it is not a place to travel to if you are a single female or even in a group. If you are going to go, make sure you are armed as the locals prey on women. I...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

My friend and I went here by mistake, thinking we were at a mountain trail. Still, this was a lot of fun! The trail itself is pretty flat, but be ready to cross streams a bunch of times. Sometimes you need to get creative to...More

Thank SoxWin09
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

As New Mexicans we should be ashamed of what else have done to this state treasure. People have absoutly trashed the river banks. Think city dump with a river running through it. The long standing rule "pack it in, pack it out" does not apply...More

1  Thank Clay W
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

Feels a bit weird as i usually review restaurants... As far as Wilderness areas go, this is excellent: good size, not too many people beautiful mountains and plenty of high trails above treeline. The hiking is not too steep and trails are maintained pretty well...More

2  Thank Tomatoman66
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

Went for a short hike in the Pecos and was amazed by the views within the higher altitude areas. The Pecos Mountains definitely look out of place in regards to non-mountainous areas of the state. If you're an outdoor enthusiast this is a place to...More

1  Thank BJR2000
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Was introduced to the Pecos a few weeks back when I hired a guide for fishing. Loved it so much, I returned two weeks later with the family. Beautiful! Sums it up. You can follow the river for miles and fish at numerous points, or...More

1  Thank Rick C
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had the occasion of going up to New Mexico an Colorado for a much needed unplanned drive - relaxation vacation/break. On the way back to Texas we decided to visit a friend in Kerrville and took the less scenic route through...More

Thank galen w
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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We live in Santa Fe about 6 months out of the year and I frequently fish the Pecos. Since it is the closet trout fishing to Santa Fe, there is a fair amount of pressure on the river, but this is offset by very strong...More

1  Thank Tom G
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

This place is excellent. Specifically, we drove down forest road 223 to the iron gate campground then hiked down to the Pecos river (about 3 miles). Very secluded area. We carried a fishing pole and my wife caught a rainbow trout. Good day.

1  Thank ChrisBumpas
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Reviewed 21 May 2016

Easy Trails #25 and 26; not too steep. Beautiful scenery. Forest, meadows, river and high rocky mountains above, some snow-capped.

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