The Blonde Coyote in the Guardian: Top Ten Parks in New Mexico!

Overlooking Pueblo Bonito at Chaco Canyon

Overlooking Pueblo Bonito at Chaco Canyon

Hey everybody, my latest state-by-state roundup of the top ten parks for the Guardian just went live! This month I’m featuring my favorite state: New Mexico! I’ve spent more time in the Land of Enchantment in the past five years than anywhere else and I fall a little more in love with this place everyday.

White Sands Sunset

White Sands Sunset

Also check out my previous top ten lists for CaliforniaNevadaArizona and Utah. It’s a tough gig, but somebody’s gotta do it. 😉

About theblondecoyote

Mary Caperton Morton is a freelance science and travel writer with degrees in biology and geology and a master’s in science writing. A regular contributor to EARTH magazine, where her favorite beat is the Travels in Geology column, she has also written for the anthologies Best Women's Travel Writing 2010 and Best Travel Writing 2011. Mary is currently based in western Colorado. When she’s not at the computer she can usually be found outside -- hiking, skiing, climbing mountains and taking photographs. Visit her website at
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5 Responses to The Blonde Coyote in the Guardian: Top Ten Parks in New Mexico!

  1. Riedstra says:

    HHHHHMMMM looks nice!

  2. Debra says:

    We just returned from our travels down south and discovered Brantley Lake outside of Carlsbad for a one-night stay. Love all of your adventures!

  3. Wild Writes says:

    I’ve been wanting to explore New Mexico for awhile now! It looks amazing. Great list!

  4. Just read your article on NM – you hit all my favorite spots! I’ll be writing an article about City of Rocks for Desert Exposure. That’s a real gem!!

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