Columbian mammoths ranged over much of what is now the southern United States and Mexico up until the end of the last Ice Age, when they became extinct.
New Mexico Recreation & Environment
For the mountain biker willing to scratch beneath the veneer in Red River, miles of vast, uncrowded trails are here to explore.
Roswell, New Mexico is a place where UFOs are casually accepted like any other community might take for granted the ice cream truck that cruises down the street in the summer.
The blast turned a 500-yard diameter circle of desert into a quarter-inch-thick plate of radioactive crystal the color of most 1970s major appliances.
Hiking trails of about a mile take you around the top and into the caldera and a trail follows the rim of the volcano.