Footsteps of Dinosaurs – Prehistoric Trackways National Monument – Las Cruces – New Mexico

Just north of Las Cruces off of highway 185, is a place where dinosaurs walked. Well, actually most of New Mexico is where dinosaurs walked, but Prehistoric Trackways National Monument is one of the few places that the evidence of their existence can be plainly seen. Best of all, it costs nothing more than effort … Continue reading Footsteps of Dinosaurs – Prehistoric Trackways National Monument – Las Cruces – New Mexico

Mimbre Artist and His Art – Pictographs and Cliff Home – Trail to the Past – Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument – Gila National Forest – New Mexico

Author's Note: Many of these pictographs are subtle and faded. The more you study the pictures, more will appear in the stone. Spend a little time looking for the buried images in the rock. While visiting the Cliff Dwellings at Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument, there is another site that is also worth visiting. The … Continue reading Mimbre Artist and His Art – Pictographs and Cliff Home – Trail to the Past – Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument – Gila National Forest – New Mexico

Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument- Gila National Forest – New Mexico

This was sort a bucket list kind of thing for me. I've always wanted to see these and I finally got there. Of course it was raining the entire time, though I suppose it could be worse. It could have been snowing. I will admit that it didn't diminish the impact of this ancient city … Continue reading Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument- Gila National Forest – New Mexico