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Rio Grande Gorge Balloon Ride
"We fly most days at sunrise weather permitting. We begin by meeting you at the visitor’s center here in town which is easy to find right on the main road. Once we pick you up there we will transport you to the launch site where we will inflate the balloon and fly for about an hour. During the summer months this flight will often be in the Rio Grande Gorge but we always decide where and when to fly based on what is safest for that particular day. During the flight depending upon the direction of the winds on flight day you will have great views of the Taos Mountains
From $235.00
 
Albuquerque Rio Grande Balloon Ride
"We fly most days at sunrise weather permitting. We begin by meeting you at our launch site which is right on the west side of the Rio Grande River. Once at the launch site we will inflate the balloon and fly for about an hour down the river valley here in Albuquerque. During the flight depending upon the direction of the winds on flight day you will have great views of the Sandia Mountains to the east Petroglyph national monument to the west
From $167.00
 
Albuquerque Scavenger Hunt Adventure
"The adventure begins in Old Town Albuquerque and takes you on a well-designed course through the historic and cultural streets as you visit churches walk through sculpture gardens and see the local parks and museums.  The tour requires approximately 1 mile of walking. The game software tracks team points and posts the final score to a city leaderboard for those with a competitive edge. leaving time to stop for a bite to eat or simply to enjoy the best southwestern sights of the town. Great for families friends and those ready to have fun on a scavenger hunt adventure! Please note that pricing is per individual but your team must book together. One voucher is valid for your team of 2-5 people.""""Turn Albuquerque into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure! This challenge combines the excitement of the Amazing Race with a 3-hour city walking tour. Guided from any smart phone teams make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city
From $15.00

More Things to Do in Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Visitors Center Displays

There are some well done, interesting displays about the area and the wildlife in the visitors center. These include a hands-on display for kids of all ages.
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Basaic
Mar 12, 2011

McKittrick Canyon Views

McKittrick Canyon is called “the most beautiful spot in Texas”. The views I saw along the trail make it hard to argue this point.
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Basaic
May 18, 2010

Manzanita Springs and Trail

Manzanita Spring is one of two other springs bringing life-giving water to the area around Frijole Ranch. The trail as far as Manzanita Springs is wheelchair accessible.
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Basaic
May 17, 2010

Frijole Spring

This is the building that houses Frijole Spring. Water flows into the spring at a rate of 6 gallons per minute.
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Basaic
May 17, 2010

Frijole Ranch Museum

There is a small museum inside the main ranch house that has displays about the ranch, the area and its inhabitants. The museum is open “intermittently”.
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Basaic
May 17, 2010

Wildlife

While hiking, I was able to spot numerous mule deer along the trail. They are most prominently seen early to mid morning when they feed along the canyons.
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Jim_Eliason
Feb 14, 2009
 
 
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Indian Meadow Nature Loop- Dog Canyon

There is a trail gude book available at the Visitor Center that describes the plants and animals of the Meadow. 0.6 mile round trip easy hike.
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Shihar
Mar 18, 2006

McKittrick Canyon Nature Loop

Walk through the foothills and learn about the natural history of the Chihuahuan Desert. 0.9 miles round trip. Strenous with trailside exhibits.
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Shihar
Mar 17, 2006

Frijole-Foothills Trail

The Frijole and Foothills make a loop connecting the Pine Springs Campground and Frijole Ranch.5.5 mile round-trip. Moderate
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Shihar
Mar 17, 2006

El Capitan

If you have a chance, try to hike to the top of El Capitan. It's said that from here one gets the most breathtaking vistas in the entire state of Texas.
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Sharrie
Jan 26, 2003

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"Basaic Guadalupe Mountains National Park Page"
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"The Park with a Past"
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"Guadalupe Mountains National Park: Two Itineraries"
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"Guadalupe Mountain National Park by Kimberlyann"
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"Desert Beauty"
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