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NM we love it,

Easy drive, just a dirt road albeit a long one. Get the best out of this and stop for a hike. Do... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2017
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Good bike ride...for my friend (lol--and her little boy)...

The Quebradas road never seemed as long to me as it did the first time I took the mountain bike on... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
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22 Nov 2017
“NM we love it,”
19 Apr 2017
“Good bike ride...for my friend (lol--and her little boy)...”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Easy drive, just a dirt road albeit a long one. Get the best out of this and stop for a hike. Do take some water, and don’t get lost.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank robertj390
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The Quebradas road never seemed as long to me as it did the first time I took the mountain bike on it from Socorro to San Antonio. An easy ride for a seasoned biker, but I thought I was gonna die...lol...sure made the Owl Bar...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank sharonsD8621CD
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We did this byway in a stock Jeep, and we would have had no trouble in a 2WD car, but given how many dry streambeds we drove through, I wouldn't want to do it after (and certainly not during) a heavy rain. The scenery was...More

Date of experience: March 2017
6  Thank Gregory W
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We drove this byway today and are so glad we did. We saw beautiful colors in the hills and deep canyons that just begged to be hiked. We saw only one other vehicle.The drive is two way traffic and narrow but perfectly safe to drive....More

Date of experience: March 2017
3  Thank mosaiclover
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We were in need of a quiet side trip, away from sound and hustle, and this proved to be just so. It is of note that this road is so well maintained so some well-heeled someone's access is no doubt assured. Enjoy the multicolored landscape...More

Date of experience: October 2016
3  Thank RRguez
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is a BLM graded road, so there aren't any sections that really require off-road 4WD vehicles. (There are some side roads that go off of the Byway that might require off-road 4WD vehicles, but we didn't try those that day.) That said, there is...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank JMLMississippi
Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you like hiking this is agree at place to go. There are all sorts of hidden wonders from petroglyphs to rattlesnakes to beautiful views and rocks. Be sure to take plenty of water and stay aware.

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank tiredteacher2
Reviewed 23 May 2016

The Quebradas Backcountry Byway is an interesting place to visit when in the vicinity of Socorro, New Mexico. Check out its web site for details. It's a 24-mile dirt road that travels through some fairly dramatic landscapes. The topography is quite colorful with reds, yellows,...More

Date of experience: May 2016
5  Thank Travelin_Bear
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