The view south from the panoramic windows of the Northwest New Mexico Visitor Center off I-40 Exit 85.
Conditions at El Malpais can be changeable during any season of the year; the area is influenced by its high elevation, nearby mountain ranges, the dark lava flows, and more. More info -->
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La Ventana Natural Arch is one of the largest accessible arches in New Mexico. Eroded from Zuni Sandstone by wind and water, it is 25 feet thick, 125 feet high and 165 feet across at the base. More...