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Top garden recommendations from locals

Park
“Very somber reminder of the sacrifices of the Vietnam veterans. Wonderful tribute. Highly recommended visit for adults. Between Eagle Nest and Angel Fire.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Garden
“Great hikes close in to town. Saturday morning bird walks with guides promise loads of sightings. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Garden
“A local and seasonal kitchen in the Plants of the Southwest nursery. Book ahead! Not to be missed Spring-Summer. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Cemetery
“Perhaps the deadliest of the Wild West gunslingers, John Wesley Hardin is credited with 42 people, including killing a man for snoring. Oddly (or not so oddly for El Paso), his gravesite is not easy to find. If you're looking at the front gate in the picture here, it's towards the back on the left. Look for the cage. History will say the cage is there because another of his home towns wants the remains to make a tourist attraction, and it's to keep people out. But locals know that the cage is there to keep Hardin in.”
  • 1 local recommends
Garden
“ABQ BioPark. Get the 3 in 1 packet and see the Zoo, Botanic Garden and Aquarium. A train will take you to all 3. The Botanic Garden has a butterfly garden from May - September and a bug expo.”
  • 1 local recommends
Trail
“Great Park to go hiking. Visit the Center for information and learning about the Rio Grande River. Hike to the river. Watch the birds at the pond. Parking Permit is $3”
  • 1 local recommends
Garden
“Beautiful botanical garden! Great for families all year around! Check out the “River of Lights” during the holiday season!”
  • 1 local recommends
Garden
“This is Georgia O'Keefe country! In the Chama River Valley lies an astounding landscape of villages, mountains, desert rivers and colorful cliffs made famous by artist Georgia O'Keeffe. On this trip we'll pass the picturesque village of Abiquiu, and the visit legendary Ghost Ranch where O'Keeffe painted the vibrantly colored cliffs. The scenery is stunning and the rich stories in the landscape are captivating. A true sense of old New Mexico.”
  • 8 locals recommend