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Moving time  3 hours 20 minutes

Time  3 hours 51 minutes

Coordinates 2370

Uploaded September 19, 2018

Recorded September 2018

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8,278 f
6,708 f
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4.2
8.32 mi

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near Lama, New Mexico (United States)

Coming from Taos, drive to and through Questa. 2-3 miles beyond Questa is a road going West (left) to the Wild Rivers Recreation Area. There's a sign; can't miss it. From there, it's another 13 miles to the Visitor Center and nearby La Junta, Little Arsenic, and Big Arsenic trail heads. La Junta was closed when I visited. I took Little Arsenic down to the Rio Grande, and then walked left to the confluence with Red River. Then I walked back, past Little Arsenic, all the way to the Big Arsenic springs and the petroglyphs that are a bit beyond the springs. I then retraced my steps and headed back up to the Little Arsenic trail head. This turned out to be a harder hike than I had anticipated. It was a really warm day and that might have something to do with it. Whichever way, I really loved it and deserve a big burger, tonight!
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Heading down Little Arsenic

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Rio Grande down below

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There it is, the Rio Grande

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Red River near the confluence

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La Junta, the confluence of the Rio Grande (right) and the Red River (left)

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Toilet with grafitti at La Junta

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More Rio Grande

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Even more Rio Grande

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Warm and dry day

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The rock with petroglyphs, beyond the Big Arsenic springs

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The rock with petroglyphs, beyond the Big Arsenic springs

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An eery spot

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