Geronimo Trail Scenic Byway

National Scenic BywayNew Mexico

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  • Mimbres Pottery Exhibit

    The extensive pottery collection in the Geronimo Springs Museum includes a large number of unique black-on-white Mimbres pieces.

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  • The Las Palomas Plaza in Truth or Consequences

    A tree shades one of the benches surrounding the Las Palomas Plaza in Truth or Consequences.

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  • Turtleback Mountain

    Turtleback Mountain stands brilliantly in the day's fading sunlight.

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  • Remaining Walls Of Hillsboro Courthouse

    The few remaining portions of wall of the beautiful Victorian courthouse in Hillsboro are a ghostly reminder of the glory days of the past.

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  • Grassy Mesa Lands Of Apache Country

    Vast expanses of grass and greasewood stretch out to the distant San Mateo Mountains.

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  • Scenic Black Range Drive

    The scenic drive across the Black Range Mountains on NM 152 provides spectacular views of the majestic mountains.

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  • View from Emory Pass Vista

    Looking east from Emory Pass Vista, the communities of Kingston and Hillsboro are visible in the valley below, and the Caballo Mountains are on the horizon 50 miles away.

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  • Devil's Backbone geologic area

    Rounding the curves in the Devil's Backbone geologic area of the Black Range Scenic Drive, the awesome cliffs seem overwhelming.

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  • Boats at Dam Site Marina

    The Dam Site Marina at Elephant Butte Lake State Park is one of three marinas serving the State Park. The landmark butte for which the lake is named is in the center of the photo.

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  • Cuchillo Mountains

    As NM 52 climbs Red Hill in the Cuchillo Mountains, a view of picturesque rolling foothills unfolds.

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  • Chloride Street Scene

    The buildings of Chloride look much as they have for the past 100 years. Once a booming silver mining town, few buildings remain.

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  • Statue of Geronimo

    This life-size wax statue of Geronimo, located in the Apache Room of Geronimo Springs Museum, is a well-photographed likeness of the famous warrior.

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  • Caballo Mountains Overlooking Caballo Lake

    The impressive Caballo Mountains tower over Caballo Lake and the Rio Grande valley, and are a landmark that can be seen for miles.

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  • Looking Across the Beaverhead Valley

    An early homestead along the headwaters of Beaver Creek grew into a small settlement called Beaverhead. The area is primarily utilized by ranchers today.

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  • Apache Rocks At Ralph Edwards Park

    A path winds through these rocks, found in Ralph Edwards Park, blackened by years of exposure to smoke.

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  • Hiking Crest Trail North

    Both individuals and groups of hikers enjoy the astounding scenery along the Crest Trail North.

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  • The Pioneer Store Museum

    Built in 1880, the Pioneer Store is now a museum, welcoming visitors to Chloride.

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  • Inside the Pioneer Store Museum

    A visitor browses through the fascinating Pioneer Store Museum, set up as it would have been when it was in operation in the late 1800s.

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  • The Intricately Detailed Percha Bank Vault

    This intricately detailed vault is located in the former Percha Bank. The bank has undergone restoration and is now a museum.

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  • Elephant Butte Dam

    An evening shadow is cast on Rio Grande River by the west side of the Elephant Butte Dam.

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