Our Walk in the Parks

Today we escaped the desert heat with an enjoyable 8-mile hike in the San Pedro Parks Wilderness area, north of Albuquerque in the Santa Fe National Forest. The “parks” in this area are the many grassy meadows that are interspersed throughout the forests. This part of New Mexico gets more moisture than most other areas of the state and a lot of the parks are wet and boggy even in the heat of summer. During the hottest part of the day up there today it was only 70 degrees, while here in Albuquerque it was over 90 degrees.
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San Gregorio Reservoir
Orange Sneezeweed. Look closely to notice the orange butterfly.
Orange Sneezeweed. Look closely to notice the orange butterfly.

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Gentian
Gentian
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Crossing one of the “parks”

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Author: bjregan

Enjoying retirement activities. Main goals for retirement are to stay spiritually, physically, mentally and emotionally healthy.

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