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White Rock Overlook Park

700 Overlook Rd, Los Alamos, NM 87544
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This is a spiritually refreshing location

I go here regularly for a good dose of perspective. It is one of a handful of special places in... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2016
Bigbenjammin23
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Los Alamos, New Mexico
Especially beautiful in the fall

This is a quick side trip in White Rock and was especially beautiful in the fall. You park and... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
luv2traveltheworld1
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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700 Overlook Rd, Los Alamos, NM 87544
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

I go here regularly for a good dose of perspective. It is one of a handful of special places in the world I've been to where the view alone can draw you away from the things of man. It is a spectacle for the soul,...More

Thank Bigbenjammin23
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a quick side trip in White Rock and was especially beautiful in the fall. You park and take a very short walk to an observation point. From this point you can see into the canyon and cast your eyes upon the Rio Grande...More

Thank luv2traveltheworld1
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Stunning views of gorge from up above. There is a beauty hidden there. Picturesque place. Can sit down and just sketch something wonderful. It's beautiful with a rainbow if you are lucky. Must see. Very short hike. Any body can walk.

Thank Krish0325
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Right in White Rock. Sangre de Cristos and the Rio Grande valley. Check it after dark to see the Milky Way.

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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We had no idea of the vista we would see from here. Huge valley view! There is simple access to this overlook platform. This park is about 2 minutes from the highway with restaurants nearby.

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 4 October 2016

The views and scenry from the White Rock Overlook Park is very impressive and beautiful and a must see if you are in White Rock or Bandelier national Monument.It is a short distance on the right as you go towards Los Alimos.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The awesome view at this site is easily overlooked due to the proximity to the Bendelier National Monument. The view is similar to that of the Grand Canyon. There were very few visitors in the afternoon of my visit. I highly recommend this site for...More

Thank 2020Bob
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We always stop at Overlook to view the beautiful scenery below and surrounding us. It's very scenic & picturesque.

Thank TropicSplendor
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Went to the Overlook while heading to a softball game in White Rock. Was impressed with the vista. Doesn't take long to take it all in so it's a good quick trip.

Thank ragan77
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This is near Los Alamos. You have a drive through a residential neighborhood, and then you reach this very high overlook of the Rio Grand River. Spectacular, but hold on to the railings if heights bother you. Bring your camera.

Thank Ronald T
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rubyvargas
Nearest overnight camping
30 June 2016|
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Response from Biotourist | Reviewed this property |
Camp in Bandolier. It's quite close and the place is interesting culturally and very scenic.
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Melissa M
Can people camp out at the overlook park?
12 March 2015|
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Response from 9Elfer | Reviewed this property |
There is no overnight camping at Overlook. However, there are covered picnic ares along the canyon for day use. There is also an RV area about a mile away at the White Rock visitor center (RVs only, no tent camping).
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