In New Mexico state park language, that means that Oliver Lee and Rockhound are in my Top 2.
It doesn't hurt that it's spring in the desert, which rocks rocks.
|You do not see me.|
|I am a rock. I am an island ... no, I'm just a rock.|
|I'm not especially ready for my close-up, Mr. DeMille.|
This is kind of a crap picture, but it's a tarantula hawk, so it made my cut.
Spring Canyon State Park is a day-use-only park, open Wed-Sunday until late afternoon.
I will skip the saga of the unrated (super-strenuous) trail up the mountain to Lover's Leap (".5 miles"). Those lovers did not leap - they slipped. I'll just say that 18 miles in, I sat on a rock and waited for my hiking buddy to check out the peak and return. I fell 27-1/2 times, and nothing doesn't hurt.
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