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Jemez State Monument

NM 4 (1 mile N of Jemez Springs), Needs listing edit - it is 60 miles north of Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM 87025
+1 505-829-3530
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Rich with history

This is a beautiful area along the Jemez Mountain area rich with history. Always worth the time to... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
07BigBlue
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Denver, Colorado
Beautiful Area!

The area is very easy and accessible, and informative, we enjoyed walking out to the actual site of... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
C2343KNdavec
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Maricopa, Arizona
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This park contains the remains of a 17th-century church, where park rangers explain the tortured history of the Indians and the Spaniards in this area.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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NM 4 (1 mile N of Jemez Springs), Needs listing edit - it is 60 miles north of Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM 87025
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+1 505-829-3530

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Reviewed 30 May 2017

This is a beautiful area along the Jemez Mountain area rich with history. Always worth the time to see some history and get off the main highways.

2  Thank 07BigBlue
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The area is very easy and accessible, and informative, we enjoyed walking out to the actual site of the original church.

Thank C2343KNdavec
Reviewed 23 April 2017

When the Spaniards came to the area we know as New Mexico, one of their biggest projects was to bring the indigenous people into the Catholic church. In many cases this was not a win-win situation. Many of the Gisewa people in the area of...More

2  Thank CyndyandByron
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Jemez State Monument aka Jemez Historic Site is one of the gems on the scenic trail. There's an informative museum at the welcome center for greater knowledge on the Gisewa people. The kiva, stone ruins and remnants of what was will give you food for...More

1  Thank move2wonder
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is one of the most scenic spots in New Mexico it is just out of this world beautiful,visit Soda dam and the hot springs in the area and the Ville Calderas Jemez Pueblo very friendly people, during the times they have their village feast...More

1  Thank Donnie G
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This site has a keva you can climb into. The site consists of a cathedral, monastery and convent. There is a picnic area and scenic views.

1  Thank DGN57
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is a lovely little place that shows the history of the tension between Native Americans and Spanish missionaries through the buildings in this small site: the big one is the ruins of a Spanish mission from the 17th century or so, built as part...More

2  Thank Lekh-Lekha
Reviewed 13 February 2017

It was amazing that something so old could partially still be standing. These ruins chronicles the life of those that lived here. Cost to get in seemed a little high so we just stood on the outside of the fence and took our pictures. I...More

Thank Carol G
Reviewed 24 January 2017

beautiful, sacred place. For native Americans and Christians alike. Walking the footsteps of past generations. Signage is excellent inside the park., views are spectacular. Nice paths, doesn't take too long.

2  Thank Paulette Y
Reviewed 17 January 2017

this is a fairly small indian ruins compared to some others in the state. It is very well maintained and certainly worth the stop if your in the area.

1  Thank kevin f
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Gretchen B
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Response from Don C | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I reviewed the map and my memory. On 4, the only place I recall having restrooms was at the town of Jemez Springs. If you want more restrooms, try going south on I25 to Bernilallo and the NW on 550 to 4. Much better... More
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