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Bancos Loop

  In the San Juan and Jemez Mountains you'll find lots of hiking trails where wonderful nature is waiting for you. As long as you like the outdoors you will like New Mexico. Bancos Loop is not very near Los Alamos at all but it is a fun place to hike for the whole family. Spending too much time indoors got you down? No problem, Bancos Loop in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico is a really good place to spend some time.
Some nearby water includes El Rechuelos,
    and float down the rapids of Rio Chama in a kayak. All the outdoors cool stuff in the San Juan and Jemez Mountains will keep you coming back again and again. If you came to camp Abiquiu Inn is a good spot to do that; Bandelier National
Monument is one of the destinations that are fine to have a look at close by. There are plenty of folks from Canones here at Bancos Loop. Getting to East Fork Polvadera Creek from Bancos Loop is trouble-free. There's so much to do here at Bancos Loop that you need to camp here for a while, Las Conchas Campground is a fine spot for that. If you come at the right time of year, Jemez River offers some tremendous whitewater. During the summer, highs typically are  
in the 80's at Bancos Loop. Summer nighttime lows dip down to the 50's. The winter comes with highs in the 40's, and overnight lows in the 0's for Bancos Loop. Bancos Loop gets very little rain. Of all the months in a year August is the one with the most rain while April is the month with the least amount of precipitation.

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These outdoors activities are available near Bancos Loop.
 Trails Near Bancos Loop:
Highline Trail, Rio Arriba County , 3 miles away
Natural Arch Trail, Los Alamos County , 11 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Bancos Loop:
Camp May, Los Alamos , 10 miles away
Riana, Canones , 10 miles away
Las Conchas Campground, Sandoval County , 15 miles away
Canada del Guardia, Coyote , 15 miles away
Ghost Ranch Education and Retreat Center, Canones , 16 miles away
 Whitewater Near Bancos Loop:
Rio Chama, Rio Arriba County , 10 miles away, Class I-II - 25 miles long (Abiquiu Dam to confluence with Rio Grande)
Jemez River, Sandoval County , 19 miles away, Class -blank- - 50 miles long (Battleship Rock to Zia Pueblo)
Rio Grande, Sandoval County , 23 miles away, Class III - 24 miles long (Otowi Bridge to Cochiti Reservoir)
Rio Chama, Rio Arriba County , 24 miles away, Class II-III - 7 miles long (Monastary to Big Eddy)
 Public Lands Near Bancos Loop:
Bandelier National Monument, Los Alamos - NM , 16 miles away
Santa Fe National Historic Trail, Santa Fe - NM , 34 miles away
Fenton Lake State Park, New Mexico , 22 miles away
Carson National Forest, New Mexico , 38 miles away
El Vado Lake State Park, New Mexico , 40 miles away
 Hotels Near Bancos Loop:
Comfort Inn & Suites Los Alamos, Los Alamos , 14 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites LOS ALAMOS ENTRADA PARK, Los Alamos , 17 miles away
Hampton Inn - Suites Los Alamos, White Rock , 21 miles away
The Inn At The Delta, Espanola , 25 miles away
Santa Claran Hotel, Espanola , 26 miles away
 Lakes Near Bancos Loop
Los Alamos Reservoir, Los Alamos County , 12 miles away

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