Quality Inn Trinidad
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... Montrose. We didn't get very far before a warning light came on in the car...it was an easy fix low tire pressure so in the rain the tires were pumped up and we continued. As we got higher up it looked like it was starting to snow. Then we got further and it was snowing...so our road trip turned snow trip. The first snow of the seasosn was cool but not what we were planning. It was a little late to turn back we had to drive and find somewhere safe. Michelle did an ...
... There were attempts to save it starting around 1929 but they were unsuccessful until 1954 when it was declared a national monument. By then the ruins of the fort were in pretty bad shape. The National Park Service has done their best since then to stabilize the ruins but there really isn't a lot left.
I first went to the ...
... some interpretive signs about the local plants. I then hiked the Lava Flow Trail, which is a 1-mile loop trail leaving from the Visitor Center parking lot. You see some lava on the trail but there are no interpretive signs explaining the type of lava or how it came to look the way it does.
Next, I drove to the top of the volcano. The road spiraling to the top of the volcano was built ...
... the canyon. After reaching Antonito I headed back to Tres Piedras.
In Tres Piedras I headed east on Highway 64. I stopped at the rest stop where the highway crosses the Rio Grande. At that point the canyon is roughly 600 feet deep.
Next I headed north to the town of Questa, NM. A bit north of town is the 13-mile Wild Rivers Backcountry Byway. I took it and stopped at the overlooks. ...
... to us but I think I understand it. Also because of the size of everywhere, the is no need to redevelop and improve, just move on and build again and leave the old stuff.
It's not always pretty but it makes sense.
Where we are staying tonight is an odd one. It was once very prosperous and quite established but one senses it is on the edge at the moment and hanging on. Partly because the interstate now passes almost over the top of it and at ...
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