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Headwaters of the Pecos River in the Sangre de Christo Mountains
New Mexico


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Red rocks on the Pecos River in the Sangre de Christo Range

Red rocks on the Pecos River in the Sangre de Christo Range

A band of red granite forms a short rocky narrows on the Pecos River near Tererro in the Sangre de Christo Mountains.

Tererro on the Pecos River, Santa Fe National Forest,, New Mexico

Date photographed: April 11, 2014
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Bridge over the Pecos River at Tererro

Bridge over the Pecos River at Tererro

An old timber bridge crosses the Pecos River at Tererro, now bypassed by a modern highway bridge.

Tererro on the Pecos River, Santa Fe National Forest,, New Mexico

Date photographed: April 11, 2014
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Mora River Campground

Mora River Campground

A roadside camp area in the Pecos River Canyon, Santa Fe National Forest.This is the source area for the Pecos RIver, which runs south for more then 900 miles from here to the Rio Grande on the Mexican border.

Santa Fe National Forest, north of Tererro, New Mexico

Date photographed: April 10, 2014
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CCC fish pond and cabin at Cowles

CCC fish pond and cabin at Cowles

The CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) built innumerable small public works throughout the country in the 1930's. This fishpond and ranger cabin at Cowles in Santa Fe National Forest are good examples of their work.

Panchuela on the Pecos River, Santa Fe National Forest,, New Mexico

Date photographed: April 11, 2014
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Pecos River at Cowles

Pecos River at Cowles

At this point high in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains the Pecos River is a cold clear trout stream. Cowles is the center of an area of vacation cabins and guest ranches.

Panchuela on the Pecos River, Santa Fe National Forest,, New Mexico

Date photographed: April 11, 2014
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Pecos River trailhead in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains

Pecos River trailhead in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains

This is the end of the road up the Pecos River. From here a network of trails lead into the Pecos Wilderness of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, and the source of the Pecos River in mountain snowbanks, lakes, and springs.

Jacks Creek Campground, Santa Fe National Forest,, New Mexico

Date photographed: April 11, 2014
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