Valley of Fires Recreation Area, Carrizozo

4.6
#26 of 122 in Nature in New Mexico
Must see · Valley · Nature / Park
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  • We made a quick pit stop at the Valley of Fires on our return drive from Ruidoso to Albuquerque. The whole place is so out-of-this world. We didn't have time to do the trail, but could view it...  more »
  • This was my second time here, the first having been just a quick stop on the road. I was so impressed by the formations and texture compared to other lava flow parks that I came back specifically to.....  more »
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