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Abiquiu, New Mexico: Echo Amphitheater

A big, natural concavity in a cliff face offers free acoustic thrills for all who take the short hike.

US Hwy 84, Abiquiu, NM
On the west side of US Hwy 84, either 27.5 miles south of its intersection with US Hwy 64 in Amarillo, or 31.5 miles north of its intersection with US Hwy 285 in Hernandez.
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Echo amphitheater.

Echo Amphitheater

I recommend going both up the stairs and down the trail below, to the left of the stairs, for an even better perspective.

[bsbpyt, 10/01/2021]

Echo Amphitheater.

Echo Amphitheater

Closed for ongoing maintenance, but that only means there is no garbage pickup or restroom maintenance (or camping). You can still park outside the gate and walk over the cattle guard (there's even a plywood sheeting to make it easy).

[Ean Behr, 05/22/2021]

Echo Amphitheater.

Echo Amphitheater

We discovered Echo Amphitheater by accident when we took the wrong highway. Shout into it and it returns your shout. A well maintained concrete walk leads one to a closer look, with a few picnic tables along the way. It is much larger and further away than it looks from the highway, and the walk to it is very pleasant.

[Jim Walker, 08/17/2015]

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