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Google Street view of trail at Petroglyph National Monument in Albuquerque.

Google adds views of Albuquerque Open Space

By Nancy Tipton / ABQJournal.com

Albuquerque’s most breathtaking Open Space lands are now accessible with a little help from Google. Google Street View Trekker has… more »

Trail watch volunteer Charlie Wood at the trail head of Pino trail in the Elena Gallegos Picnic Area.  Friday, Feb. 13, 2015.(Jim Thompson/Albuquerque Journal.)

Charlie Wood; Trail Friend

By Tosmith / For The Journal

Charlie Wood pauses from scraping dirt and glances at a female hiker who wears a water bottle on eac …

Chaco Canyon National Historical Park, seen in a 1994 photo, was a major cultural center for Ancestral Pueblo peoples. (Philip Greenspun/The Associated Press)

New Mexico bucket list fills up fast

By D'Val Westphal / Of the Journal

Readers share the really good, don’t-miss stuff the state has to offer

Taos Pueblo is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (Courtesy of Lenny Foster/Taos Pueblo)

Taos is so close and yet so far from the ordinary

By Elaine Tassy / Journal Staff Writer

Feasting at the country’s oldest pueblo, trekking mountains with a llama along to lug the heavy stuff, hiking in 242,500 acres of natural wilderness, and then kayaking the Rio Grande?

Where the trees end, Little Jicarita Peak rises to a summit at 12,266 feet. New Mexico's high spots occur mostly in the Sangre de Cristos and have been lovingly captured in a photo book by Albuquerquean Mike Butterfield. (Leslie Linthicum/Albuquerque Journal)

Breaking out into the sky

By Leslie Linthicum / Of the Journal

Everything is more intense at high elevations

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