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Fall Colors in Cibola National Forest, near Albuquerque
If you want to see Autumn colors like this, you need to go to Vermont in October, right? Actually, no, you don’t. Much to my surprise, I found these beautiful red, orange, pink, and yellow leaves in New Mexico, of all places. Of course, they’re not everywhere. You will have to seek them out. And the best fall colors are virtually hidden, tucked away on the eastern side of the Manzano Mountains, in the Cibola National Forest southeast of Albuquerque. You can access several great trails, by parking at the Fourth Of July Campground trailhead. As I’ll explain, I’m not exactly …