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Aztec Sandstone Arches

110 N Ash St, Aztec, NM 87410-2143
+1 505-334-7551
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Got great directions. Roads were really bad. Arches weren't that fascinating, once one or two are... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
Margaret E
via mobile

Make the time to enjoy the scenery as well as climb around and explore! The arches are relatively... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2016
Robert B
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17 Jun 2017
17 Nov 2016
110 N Ash St, Aztec, NM 87410-2143
+1 505-334-7551
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Got great directions. Roads were really bad. Arches weren't that fascinating, once one or two are seen.

Thank Margaret E
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Make the time to enjoy the scenery as well as climb around and explore! The arches are relatively easy to locate and some you can pull right up to them!

1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We set out to go see the arches with a detailed pamphlet with the locations. We didn't see but maybe 6 or 7 but we really enjoyed all the rock formations! If your GPS is equipped with longitude and latitude, you will need it. Our...More

2  Thank Rhonda B
Reviewed 18 May 2016

WE were thre on a photography fied trip. The arches were an unexpected. bonus. Stop by the visitor's center and pick up a brochure. It is surprisingly accurate in getting to the many destinations. IYou are somwhat off road. I recommend a vehicle with higher...More

2  Thank Ed C
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We didn't have a GPS, but the Aztec visitors center has a brochure that will direct you to several of the arches. The directions are a little hard to follow since these are off gas well roads. But, GPS coordinates are available for download which...More

3  Thank NM_Travel_Mom
Reviewed 28 November 2015

I got a "Aztec Arches" brochure from the Aztec Ruins office. Although the directions overwhelmed me at first, they are all in the same area and most are down the same road. You MUST use your trip odometer. If you have a sense of adventure...More

2  Thank lfredregill
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

We hiked to 6 different arches and they were all easy to find and so worth the time. These arches are amazing!! Follow the directions below. Zero out your odometer at each turn and its simple. Wear long pants, the brush is a little scratchy...More

2  Thank Alexandria S
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

They say there's a lot of them.Well we followed the directions given to us at the visitors center, and the brochure and after an hour and a half we gave up. We DIDN'T FIND ONE! We did have a nice little 4x4 adventure though. Too...More

2  Thank rbertph
Reviewed 26 June 2015

We followed the directions on the Aztec Arches brochure attempting to find Arch Rock. It was said to be the largest arch opening near Aztec, NM and which could be viewed from the car. After traveling down County Road 2770 for 6 miles and taking...More

3  Thank Zell
Reviewed 3 June 2015

The Aztec Museum has a small guidebook to the Aztec area Sandstone arches. Some are large, someare small ,but all are secluded. Shannon Lynch's guide has a GPS location for all of them. If Geocaching for geology appeals to you then this is great place...More

4  Thank Bob C
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Mary Ann V
28 July 2015|
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Response from Bob C | Reviewed this property |
There is no specific address, they are spread across the county. The visitors center at 123 N. Main Street, Aztec NM 87410 would be a great starting place to explore the arches.