Meet Park Ranger Alex Mares, at Leasburg Dam State Park Visitor Center and find out little known facts and history about the often glamorized, and often demonized, historical figure of Don Juan de Onate. Come ready to have common misinformation, myth and legend disproven and debunked. Also, hear a Native American perspective on the legacy concerning this "larger than life" New Mexican. This will be a 2 mile hike of moderate difficulty. Bring at least 2 quarts of water per person, and good hiking shoes. There is a $5 per car Day Use Fee. Event is Free with paid camping permit.
Onate the Spanish Conquerer-Neither
- 12712 State Park Rd.
- Radium Springs, NM 87045
- New Mexico State Parks
- $5 Day use fee applies