SANTA FE, N.M. — Last year, one shopper from Rio Rancho was thrilled to buy a tree stump for $5. Someone else scored an RV. And dozens of other treasure hunters left with furniture, toys and other trinkets.
The Jemez Mountain Trail Sale is a garage sale addict’s dream come true with 26-plus miles of yard sales set up roughly along N.M. 4, starting in San Ysidro. This year’s 12th annual sale, scheduled for Oct. 17 and 18, promises another year of bargains.
“We’re pretty excited,” said Heidi Downs, owner of the La Cueva Lodge. “It’s the best time for spring cleaning. It’s a great community venture, I think, and it gets people out here.”