Valles Caldera now New Mexico’s Newest National Park Service Area

view from north edge of caldera

As I stood on the east-west road just past San Antonio Creek and looked across Valle Toledo, I realized that we were very close to the northern border of the 13-mile diameter crater that forms Valles Caldera, one of the sites in Birding Hot Spots of Santa Fe, Taos and Northern New Mexico. Barbara Hussey …

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