All Trails Lead to Santa Fe
This guide, created for The Three Trails Conference of 2015, tells the history of the El Camino Real, the Santa Fe Trail and the Old Spanish Trail as they connected Santa Fe to the rest of the world.
The front of the guide has an introduction by New Mexico State Historian, Rick Hendricks explaining Santa Fe's place in the history of the trails. Also included is short bio of the trail blazers, a history of each of the three trails and a history of the volunteer organizations supporting each of these trails. The National Park Service's actions in designating and supporting the "National Historic Trail" status is also explained.
The back of the guide provides a shaded-relief map of the state of New Mexico with each of the trails shown. Ten drive-to sites for each of the three trails with descriptions and photos are indicated so one can see important landmarks or places along the trails.
Rock Art Images of Northern New Mexico
"People have left their "mark" on the land forever. Those marks are apparent in the images pecked as Petroglyphs or painted as Pictographs seen on the New Mexico landscape."
This guide directs visitors to eight sites (5 public and 3 restricted) in the central Rio Grande region where the ancient symbols can be experienced in their original setting.
Dennis Slifer, author of five books, explains the significance of rock art in areas of New Mexico. An excellent timeline helps you identify stylistic differences in the images. A master locator map and detail site maps, show you how to find the sites and provide marked trails to follow. The guide is packed with striking contemporary photographs and graphic illustrations of actual images.
Color-relief highway map of the southwest covers the lands of the Navajo and other American Indian places, with 41 sites highlited by Anne Hillerman's text and Don Strel's photographs. Some sites highlited with quotes from Tony's mystery novels featuring Navajo policemen Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee.
Trading Posts, special places, National Parks and Monuments are identified on the map along with an introduction to Navajo weavings.
"Roads to the Past" is the first map of New Mexico to identify its most important archaeological sites. The highway map, printed in color relief, shows 23 sites of past archaeological exploration for all to experience human history through visitation and observation.
The reverse side of the map explains archaeology in detail, tracing populations of the state from the last Ice Age through Pre-History to flourishing cultures of 1000 years ago. More recently, it provides helpful information on movements of peoples due to climate changes from the time of the European explores to present-day Native American cultures of the 21st century.
One of the most popular natural places in New Mexico, this map gives is valuable for understanding the geology and formation of these unusual formations
Geology is made interesting by author and volcanologist Kirt Kempter, PhD. This map provides a handy trail guide with dramatic photographs and graphics that explain the geology over the past millennia.
Geology is made interesting by author and volcanologist Kirt Kempter, PhD. This map explores the dramatic history of the Caldera over the last millions of years to the present day with diagrams and beautiful photographs to bring the history alive, up to present day.
One of the most beautiful places in New Mexico is now depicted on a map useful to hikers, cross-country skiers, fly-fishers, photographers, mountain bikers, etc...
Attractive, conveniently-sized 32 page guide book for all who wish to visit. Accurate descriptions and background of Pueblo Indian Ceremonies year-round in New Mexico. Unique "Dial-A-Dance" shows dates, dances and pueblos.