The Little Eye

Steven Robert Allen
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Yes, the Ojito Wilderness might seem like a strange place for an Easter egg hunt. Located near Cabezon Peak, about an hour drive northwest of Albuquerque, this gorgeously desolate area only became a designated federal wilderness area last year It’s a forbidding badlands characterized by multicolored mesas, hills and hoodoos–towering mushroom-shaped limestone sculptures carved by the desert wind. City Council President and wilderness junky Martin Heinrich has created the best online guide to the area. It’s a little dated, but it will get you where you want to go. Check it out at We tromped around the “Hoodoo Pines” area. Here are a few photos.
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