All trails in Socorro County New Mexico unless otherwise indicated
Most videos with a GoPro Hero 8 black
5:52 min. 194 MB 1080p HD AUG 2022
A scenic drive through San Lorenzo canyon.
An easy off-road drive, popular for narrow
and unique rock formations.
5:02 min. video 134MB 720p OCT 2022
A little known deep-walled canyon leading
to the old Chavez ranch in the Lemitar
5:22 min. 92MB 720p OCT 2022
A nice drive through a working ranch and up
the mountain to near an old abandoned
Great views of the Rio Grande
5:20 min. 137MB 720p NOV 2022
A drive through the bosque (the thicket of
trees along the Rio Grande) to enjoy the fall
and the rising full moon.
5:25 min. 187MB 1080p DEC 2022
A drive down the Johnson Hill road -- the
historic original route of the 1911
highway (now US-60) and
a visit to a couple old abandoned ranches.
5:15 min. 144MB 1080p 8DEC 2022
A drive east of the Rio Grande, exploring
some local history. This is a drive to the
abandoned Ojo de la Parida ranch, and
another nearby "ghost ranch."
5:15 min. 173MB 1080p MAR 2023
A late winter drive through a couple of
canyons, desert roads and along the Rio
the bleak desert after a
5:40 min. 153MB 1280x720p APR 2023
A nice off-road drive east of the Rio Grande
to the Barite mines, fun to poke
explore, and our return through a sudden
bosque fire along the Bosquecito Road.
5:06 min. 135 MB 1280x720p MAY 2023
An easy drive along roads following the
original route of El Camino Real
Parida Canyon and Parida Hill area, and a
small pueblo atop the hill.
5:18 min. 179MB 1280x720p JUN 2023
Heavy winter snows ended our extreme drought. A nice bosque drive to check
out the river levels in the Rio Grande.
Some off-road "trail ride" adventures
in my CanAm 1000 DPS Maverick Trail
Group of off-road enthusiasts in
Socorro County, New Mexico
supporting the local Historical
Society with local cultural
research and documentation.
5:24 min. 111MB 1280x720p MAY 2023
A seldom traveled trail of old ranch roads
and along the Puertocito arroyo and
in the Lemitar mountains near Socorro.
5:26 min. 146MB 1280x720p AUG 2023
A remote desert spring and pond off the Quebradas Road. Also known as Bursum
Springs. Interesting desert feature with rock formations.
5:34 min. 179MB 1280x720p AUG 2023
Arroyos (dry river beds) make for nice trails. This drive is down the
Los Pinos Arroyo to the Rio Grande.
5:47 min. 198MB 1280x720p AUG 2023
Another hidden gem in the Lemitar mountains, this old wagon trail to Magdalena has
it all from rocky arroyos, squeeze canyons to some rock climbs.
5:23 min. 191MB 1280x720p AUG 2023
A nice drive down a narrow arroyo and canyon in the Lemitar mountains to the old
abandoned Padilla ranch.
5:20 min. 148MB 1280x720p SEP 2023
Little "Goat Canyon" is just a nice easy scenic trail along an arroyo canyon with
steep canyon walls and rock formations.
5:26 min. 182MB 1280x720p OCT 2023
Have you ever seen a river run dry?Video of the high spring run-off in the river
Spring 2023, compared to
Autumn 2023 when the river ran dry.