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Beautiful!

The directions we found on trip advisor. It is partly on a gravel road .Worth the drive. Get to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
paripoh
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Edmonton, Canada
Worth the drive

Less than an hour north of Santa Fe. Beautiful unique landscape built by water and wind. Easy hike... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rallybob
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London, Canada
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Beautiful white sandstone cliffs give breathtaking views.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Abiquiu, NM
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The directions we found on trip advisor. It is partly on a gravel road .Worth the drive. Get to walk along a dry river bed and the scenery is amazing. You can hike for some distance as well if you wish. There were no other...More

Thank paripoh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Less than an hour north of Santa Fe. Beautiful unique landscape built by water and wind. Easy hike from parking. With an easy walk through the area, enjoy this outstanding rock formation. If you like quiet time ,this is the place. A little off the...More

Thank Rallybob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When visiting northern New Mexico don't miss this spot. Nice for walking. It's also near the Georgia O´Keeffe Home and Studio.

Thank Ronald K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't miss Plaza Blanca if you have the opportunity to visit Abiquiu. It's free and very easily accessed. It's a few miles off the main highway on County Road 0155, but it feels like you're on another planet. The road does become dirt for a...More

1  Thank BeverlyRae
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this hike by looking for slot canyons to hike in this area. This hike did have a very short slot canyon section, but we found the interesting formations and the white cliffs made this area an unexpected gem of a hike. We hiked...More

Thank txnat
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is the best kept secret in the area. So beautiful, so remote feeling and so inspirational. It feels like you are miles from civilization and there are tons of areas to explore. Amazing!

1  Thank Tina1687
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Thanks to the other reviewer who gave very explicit directions from the gas station. Kudos! They were spot on. Make sure you stop in at the convenience store and grab some tamales and a burrito from Bode's. Food that good from a gas station will...More

1  Thank mammatea
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Plaza Blanca is famous because Georgia O'Keeffe painted here. This place is a little bit off the beaten path.

Thank charles6346
Reviewed 22 September 2017

The painter Georgia O'Keefe loved this, "The White Place", and painted it many times. Movies have also been filmed here, and with good reason. This area is incredible. It is very difficult to find, so I would recommend looking up a GPS address. You will...More

1  Thank jweezietravels
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This place is stunning. I never thought that nature can be so beautiful. But sun here is very intense and you need hat, sunscreen and water.

1  Thank Olga S
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weezzer
10 July 2017|
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Response from Jane L | Reviewed this property |
Plaza Blanca is in Abiquiu. Maybe an hour or so from Santa Fe.
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Judy N
7 July 2017|
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Response from Mike594 | Reviewed this property |
Sure. It's an open space and the car park is not gated. There is a mosque nearby and that requires an appointment, I think. But you can wander around and explore the area.
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CariLeePier
2 February 2017|
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Response from VN F | Reviewed this property |
There are not trails, per se. It's private land and there are worn paths in the area near the parking lot but the rest is a clay wash and rocks. I've been there a couple of times and have seen dog prints, or possibly... More
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