Scenic Overlooks

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Los Alamos County, New Mexico, offers breathtaking scenic overlooks that promise an unforgettable experience. Whether you are an avid hiker, a photography enthusiast, or someone seeking a peaceful escape, our overlooks provide stunning views and serene moments.

Explore Our Top Scenic Overlooks

Anderson Overlook

Five miles outside of Los Alamos you will witness the breathtaking view of Anderson Overlook Park. Take in the beautiful views of the Sangre de Cristos and the Rio Grande valley. This overlook is on Highway 502 coming West into town. Easily accessible by car, it's perfect for a quick photo op or a moment of reflection.

  • Best Time to Visit: Sunset for vibrant colors against the vast sky.

Overlook Park in White Rock

Located in White Rock, White Rock Overlook features a staggering 270 degree open space view of the beautiful Rio Grande River as it runs along the Jemez Mountains. From Highway 4 into White Rock, turn on Rover Blvd and then Meadow Lane until you turn left onto Overlook Road. This location features expansive views of the river, distant mountains, and rugged canyons. It's ideal for family outings or peaceful afternoons.

  • Best Time to Visit: Any time of day, year-round.

White Rock Overlook | Blake Jackson