On U.S. 64 at milepost 287.5,, 0.3 miles west of Green Mountain Summit Road, on the left when traveling east.
Eagle Nest was a place where members of several Indian tribes were said to have come to collect ceremonial feathers. Before 1919, Charles Springer acquired the land and built a dam for irrigation. It now has a capacity of 78,000 acre feet and . . . — — Map (db m45752) HM
On Therma Way (U.S. 64) at State Road 38, on the left when traveling east on Therma Way.
The discovery of gold on Baldy Mountain in 1866 brought such a rush of fortune-seekers to the Moreno Valley that “E-town” became a roaring mining camp almost overnight. Because of water and transportation problems, and a decline in ore . . . — — Map (db m45751) HM
On U.S. 64 at milepost 282 at County Road B-9, on the left when traveling north on U.S. 64.
Across Moreno Valley stands Wheeler Peak, 13,161 feet, highest peak in New Mexico. Rocks of Wheeler Peak and the Taos Range are highly resistant granites and gneisses of Precambrian age. Moreno Valley is underlain by soft sandstones and shales which . . . — — Map (db m45750) HM