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Monday, June 29, 2020 1:00 PM

Editor's Note: When this article was originally written, Farrell Pacheco was preparing for his third

Mimbres Valley, in Southwest New Mexico and named for the ancient community of people who once inhabited the land, is more than the sum of its parts. From the bizarre City of Rocks to the hauntingly breathtaking Trail of Mountain Spirits, there is plenty to see here. For thousands of years, humans have inhabited this landscape and appreciated its power and beauty.