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White Rock Overlook Park

700 Overlook Rd, Los Alamos, NM 87544
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Great view!

A great view and well worth a visit, although 10 minutes will probably cover all that's worth... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Doug G
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Rochester Hills, Michigan
Great view of the Rio Grande

Stopped here on the way to Bandelier. Amazing views of the river and mesas. Not in the least bit... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
pgreer
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pittsburgh, pa
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Favorite park of tourists and residents alike provides magnificent views of the Rio Grande and facilities for outdoor sports and picnicking.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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700 Overlook Rd, Los Alamos, NM 87544
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

A great view and well worth a visit, although 10 minutes will probably cover all that's worth seeing. We stopped on our way back after visiting Bandelier.

Thank Doug G
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Stopped here on the way to Bandelier. Amazing views of the river and mesas. Not in the least bit crowded, with nearby park facilities (washrooms, drinking fountains, picnic areas, etc).

Thank pgreer
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Better now then when I was last in town. It just keeps getting better. If you need a place to go and relax this is it. There are several ares that you can go and just sit and be by yourself and with the special...More

Thank Tireswing69
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

An amazing view of the Rio Grande & surrounding mountains awaits. Well worth a detour to view. Almost feels you are driving the wrong way through a sports ground but keep going to reach the view point!

Thank RPM9
Reviewed 10 August 2017

How old do you think these rocks are, and would you believe they have been here for 2000 some years perhaps. This huge expanse of rocky fields, and the expansive intimate clouds thread through the sky making the trails here to be worth the drive.

Thank filmwritenm
Reviewed 9 August 2017

New Mexico is full of stunning views and amazing geological sites. At Overlook Point you can see the Rio Grande run for miles from far above. The volcanic history of the area is clearly visible while admiring the lava topped mesas all around you. You...More

Thank sebrown59
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Great views of the area. You can see for miles. Black Mesa is in the background. The Rio Grande is below. Rock climbing in the area.

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

On a clear day you can see from Colorado to Santa Fe. Spectacular view of Black Mesa and other mesas all with the Jemez in the background. A perfect end to a day at Bandalier.

Thank Allen S
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We stopped here to eat lunch in the picnic area before taking the shuttle to Bandelier. After leaving Bandelier we stopped here again and went to the Overlook. What a beautiful view. There are ball fields, soccer fields, a dog park, picnic area, and overlook....More

Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 10 July 2017

White Rock is a great place for a quick stop after visiting Bradbury Museum and Bandelier National Monument. Hiking trails also available!

Thank justgriff
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rplang
26 October 2017|
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Response from 638theresec | Reviewed this property |
They are presently repaving part of the route between here and Santa Fe. That section will be smooth. Big trucks often use the route you will be taking. It isn’t until you go up into the Jemez Mts. Which is further down the... More
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rubyvargas
1 July 2016|
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Response from Biotourist | Reviewed this property |
Camp in Bandolier. It's quite close and the place is interesting culturally and very scenic.
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Melissa M
12 March 2015|
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Response from DarrellAnne | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. From what I remember, we saw so much, it was a small area like a local park with just a path overlooking the scenery. I would look at the Los Alamos visitor website which Trip Advisor won't let be type in... More
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