Guide to the Jemez Mountain Trail

by Judith Ann Isaacs

A high point of New Mexico travel is the Jemez Mountain Trail, one of six National Scenic Byways in the state. The 67-mile Jemez Mountain Trail follows the Jemez River through a spectacular canyon and then heads up into the Jemez Mountains and the Santa Fe National Forest.

The third edition to Guide to the Jemez Mountain Trail, by Judith Ann Isaacs, includes detailed descriptions of history, geology, recreational opportunities and points of interest. Follow the Guide to the Jemez Mountain Trail to explore

  • Jemez Springs and other historic Hispanic villages
  • the Pueblo of Jemez
  • three national parks and one state park
  • Jemez Historic Site
  • Los Alamos (“The Atomic City”)
  • natural hot springs—at spas and in the forest
  • premier fly fishing streams
  • endless opportunities for stunning photos

Guide to the Jemez Mountain Trail is a mile-by-mile handbook to the entire scenic byway, plus four must-see side trips. The book ends with a complete listing of restaurants, lodging, galleries and more.