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Hyde Memorial State Park

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Address: 740 Hyde Park Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87501
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+1 505-983-7175
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Located in a breathtaking natural setting, this park is ideal for picnics...

Located in a breathtaking natural setting, this park is ideal for picnics and camping.

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Low key ski area with lessons and kids programs

Spent 4 days on the mountain. Snow was a bit sparse, but being so close to Santa Fe has its perks. Buy your ticket with rentals and lesson included if you are a beginner as this... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Shanghai, China
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Shanghai, China
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent 4 days on the mountain. Snow was a bit sparse, but being so close to Santa Fe has its perks. Buy your ticket with rentals and lesson included if you are a beginner as this is a great deal. Kids ski school is also great but make sure to call in advance as they book up early. You can... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were so thrilled to have accidentally timed our visit to Santa Fe during the peak of the turning of the aspens. You can see their glorious golden color from the city and could only imagine who spectacular they'd be up close. So, the family we were visiting drove us up to Aspen View Picnic Area and . . .... More 

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Cornville, Arizona
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Hyde Memorial State Park is a glow with Color in the Fall. The Aspen trees glow yellow, all along the drive through the park. Very scenic road, with access on side of road to pull over and take pictures. Be careful at dusk, the mule deer are on the move, we saw several, so amazing.

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I think there's a ranger station and bathroom but I've never stopped there. Quite a number of beautiful woodsy hikes start from pullouts in the park, and that's pretty much the point. You can go for miles, but just a short distance from the road you'll find yourself in rustic paradise. Only a short drive to escape Santa Fe.

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Basel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

a great place for hikes - especially in fall time - lovely colours with all the aspen trees. also a great view over the desert. for hikers a must.

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Erie, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My friends and I are in good shape, and we found the East-West Loop trail HARD. Be ready for some climbs. It was absolutely beautiful at the top.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Hyde memorial state park has great campsites which are inexpensive($7) and the area smells sweet as a forst should. But even more special was a wedding I attended in the lodge there and the atmosphere was great---not fancy or overdone, but foresty and just right for a young couple starting out.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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101 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We were there in October, and the aspens were stunning - actually breathtaking in their beauty. Having never seen a stand of aspen at all, it was simply magnificent to be able to see them in their height of color. Don't miss it. You can walk as far as you like, but go to the Aspen Ridge spot which is... More 

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United States
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47 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Circle trail east and west. A lot more elevation than expected but unbelievable views. Highly recommended. Note visitor center and bathrooms closed for the season in early October but trails well marked.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We hiked the West Circle trail on a crisp October day. The Aspen were changing colors and there was ice on the ground from a storm the day before. This hike may be difficult for a person out of shape, but our 10 and 11 year old energetic boys hiked it with no problem. The trail starts at 8200 Ft... More 

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