Alcove House Trail / Bandelier National Monument
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Welcome to Shiprock Peak. Few rock formations look quite like this one, hence its designation as an American Natural Wonder. Located just 15 miles southwest of Shiprock, New Mexico, this towering peak soars up quite suddenly out of the flatlands and is visible for miles in all directions. Formed by volcanic activity countless millennia ago, this peak still stands as a testament to the powers of the Earth beneath our feet. Visitors to the peak can take photographs and make cherished memories…
The Greater Roadrunner is a large cuckoo that can outrace a human, kill a rattlesnake, and thrive in the harsh landscapes of the Desert Southwest. As they run, they hold their lean frames nearly parallel to the ground and rudder with their long tails. | text from allaboutbirds.org
The Pedernal: Abiquiu Reservoir, New Mexico (NM)
The distinctive mesa from the campground at the reservoir. Georgia O'Keeffe once said "It's my private mountain, It belongs to me. God told me if I painted it enough, I could have it." After her death in March, 1986, her assistant, Juan Hamilton, carried her ashes to the summit and cast them to the wind. So a promise was kept.