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Red Dot Trail, White Rock, New Mexico, USA
New Mexico

The Red Dot trail is a moderately strenuous hike just outside the town of White Rock, New Mexico, that descends into the canyon of the Rio Grande.  Along the way, hikers should look for petroglyphs on the basalt rocks.

To the east, the Sangre de Christo mountains are visible and snow capped.

Some normal pictures of the area:

White Rock, NM
Copyright: John Roberts
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 18308x9154
Taken: 24/02/2013
Uploaded: 03/03/2013
Updated: 10/06/2014
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Tags: canyons; desert; geology; rivers; mountains; public lands; hiking
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