Happy Birthday! One year ago today, we launched myscenicdrives.com. Beginning with just over 25 drives in Oregon and Washington, we now feature more than 100 scenic drives spanning 10 states. A huge thank you for all your encouragement, suggestions and the passion to get out and explore our beautiful planet.
Continuing in the southwest, we're celebrating our anniversary by launching our New Mexico Scenic Drives, the 11th state to our growing roster.
We have a lot more coming in the next few weeks, just in time for your spring and summer vacation plans.
Keep those comments and suggestions coming! We love hearing from you.
Scenic Adventures in New Mexico
Discover a landscape steeped in Native American and Spanish history, art and culture. Explore cliff dwellings and pueblos, museums and churches. Look back upon the Wild West and its many colorful characters including the infamous Billy the Kid. Immerse yourself in the sheer beauty of New Mexico’s rugged diverse scenery. Snow-capped mountains, dessert, hot springs, lava fields and gypsum white sand dunes are the stunning wonders of millions of years of geologic upheaval. Add in an endless variety of recreational opportunities for every season, and you have an adventure packed with a lifetime of memories.
- Billy the Kid Trail
- El Malpais National Monument
- Enchanted Circle
- Geronimo Trail
- Jemez Mountain Trail
- The High Road to Taos
- Trail of the Mountain Spirits
- Turquoise Trail
- White Sands National Monument
We hope you enjoy these new scenic drives. Have a favorite drive or place in the Southwest? Let us know!
Pacific Northwest Forest Passes Now Available
From rugged ocean coast to lush, moss-draped forests to the snow-capped volcanic peaks of the Cascade Mountains the Pacific Northwest is a diverse scenic playground. Our Pacific Northwest Scenic Drives offer exhilarating adventures that hopefully tempt you out of the car and into nature.
Whether you are a seasoned hiker up for a day-long trek or interested in a quiet leisurely stroll and picnic, certain areas of Pacific Northwest National Forests require day-use permits.
We are happy to announce that we are now an official reseller of the Pacific Northwest National Forest Passes. Save time by purchasing your passes online before you go. Our secure checkout is easy and orders are usually shipped same day!
Southern California National Forest 2011 Fee-Free Days Announced
- Get Outdoors Day • June 11, 2011
- National Public Lands Day • September 24, 2011
- Veterans Day Weekend • November 11 through 13, 2011
If you use Google Calendar, add these dates now so you don’t miss out.
You can download the calendar here.
If you’re visiting outside of these dates, you will need a Southern California Forest Adventure Pass. Purchase a Day-Use Pass for infrequent visits or if you are planning multiple visits, an Annual Pass with a Second Car Pass is an extraordinary value.