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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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Very Interesting site, information good

Interesting site in lovely location. Good information on the walk and particularly scenic in the... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2016
Jim R
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Pretty

Small monument but significant. Beautiful area near the baths and springs. Great for picture... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2016
Mickey6448
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Corrales, New Mexico
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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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  • Very good48%
  • 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 26 January 2016

Interesting site in lovely location. Good information on the walk and particularly scenic in the snow!

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Small monument but significant. Beautiful area near the baths and springs. Great for picture taking and a brief break from the trip.

Thank Mickey6448
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Terrific historic site in a beautiful setting. Everything is well maintained and well marked. A nice trail system connects the monument with the visitor center.

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 10 December 2015

This State monument is not even close to Albuquerque it is up near Jemez Springs just past the Jemez Pueblo Cultural Center. The ruins are very impressive and the location is just beautiful. Its a very peaceful area. The museum is small but the ruins...More

1  Thank MaryEllenM27
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Visited May 2001: Coronado State Monument is where Francisco Vásquez de Coronado (with 300 soldiers and 800 Indians) entered the valley searching for the fabled Seven Cities of Gold. Instead of gold he found villages inhabited by prosperous natives. The area now known as Albuquerque'...More

5  Thank Cubmaster99
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Terrific State Park. Interesting ruins, many in pretty good shape. The highlight is the old Mission. Limited Hours.

3  Thank drdroad
Reviewed 12 November 2015

This church structure and associated buildings were built in the 1600's. It must have taken an enormous amount of work. There is also a kiva and other pueblo culture structrues. The interpretive centre is not extensive, but is educational. The people at the centre were...More

1  Thank PeregrineEdmonton
Reviewed 26 October 2015

When to the jemez for a drive, what a nice surprise to see old indian ruins in great shape so close to albuquerque nice little town surrounds them.

1  Thank travelerblj
Reviewed 21 October 2015

This site is a few miles outside Albuquerque on New Mexico Route 4, but is worth the trip if you have any interest in the history of the Pueblo Indians and their interaction with the Spanish conquistadors in the 16th and 17 centuries. It consists...More

Thank Le D
Reviewed 13 October 2015

It was not a bad little place, admission was cheap. But unless you're into archeaology or ancient history of the local people you will be bored.

Thank Howard W
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Gretchen B
5 October 2015|
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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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