Travel/Recreation

All Aboard for Santa Fe

Railway Promotion of the Southwest, 1890s to 1930s
By Victoria E. Dye

How the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company contributed to the development of Southwest tourism.

Following the Royal Road

A Guide to the Historic Camino Real de Tierra Adentro
By Hal Jackson

Jackson brings to life this important route which the Spanish extended north into present-day New Mexico in 1598.

Ropes, Reins, and Rawhide

All About Rodeo
By Melody Groves

The workings, workers, and animals of the heartstopping world of rodeo.

The Mountains of New Mexico

By Robert Julyan
Photographs by Carl Smith

This guide to New Mexico's mountains provides information such as location, elevation and relief, ecosystems, archaeology, Native American presence, mining history, ghost towns, recreation, geology, ecology, and plants and animals.

Mike Butterfield's Guide to the Mountains of New Mexico

By Peter Greene

This beautifully illustrated book is more than a guide to the mountains of New Mexico. It includes all prominent mountain ranges and other high points, with their locations, access, major peaks, major attractions, hiking/climbing, water, plants, and wildlife.

A Travel Guide to the Plains Indian Wars

By Stan Hoig

This history and guidebook is composed of two parts: first, narratives of the Plains Indian conflicts and, second, directions to battle sites in Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming.

Field Guide to the Sandia Mountains

Edited by Robert JulyanMary Stuever

A presentation of the most commonly encountered species of flora and fauna and ecological features found in New Mexico's Sandia Mountains.

Ghost Towns Alive

Trips to New Mexico's Past
By Linda G. Harris
Photographs by Pamela Porter

Author Linda G. Harris and photographer Pamela Porter have divided the state into eleven regions comprising seventy ghost towns, from the Santa Fe Trail and Colfax County in the north to the boot heel in the south.

Foods of the Maya

A Taste of the Yucatán
By Jeffrey GerlachNancy Gerlach

"For those who have visited the area, this book will bring back fond memories of wonderful food and destinations. For those who haven't, it's a great introduction to one of the most amazing parts of Mexico, and a fabulous culinary adventure for all."-- The Austin Chronicle

Fly Fishing in Northern New Mexico

Revised Edition
Edited by Craig Martin

The revised edition of this comprehensive fishing classic.

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