Bandelier National Monument is located in north central New Mexico. Bandelier is 50 square miles (130 square kilometers) of the Pajarito Plateau in the Jemez Mountains. It has 70 miles of trails, and contains Ancestral Puebloan Dwellings. Over 70% of Bandelier National Monument is wilderness.
The scenery and wildlife of Valles Caldera National Preserve are spectacular. Valles Caldera is also known as the Jemez Caldera and is located in north, central New Mexico. It's highest peak is Rendondo Peak with an elevation of 11,253 feet (3,430 meters).
The Park Pack is a small package containing the following single-use items: a pair of earplugs, sunscreen (SPF-30), lip balm (pomegranate flavored), insect repelent lotion (non-DEET formula), Sting Relief, hand sanitizer, wet wipe, and a tush wipe.
Aztec Ruins National Monument is located in far northwest New Mexico in the city of Aztec. We visit in May.
Monument Valley Tribal Park is in the Navajo Nation, and spans into both Arizona and Utah.
In this second video about Canyon de Chelly, we're going into the canyon with a Navajo guide and camping overnight. It's amazing how seeing everything from the canyon floor is so different from seeing it from the canyon rim.
We do a bit of overlanding in far northwestern New Mexico to have a look at the Bisti & De-Na-Zin Wilderness areas.