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Echo Amphitheater

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Address: Abiquiu, NM
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Stunning Scenery; facilities poorly maintained

Echo Ampitheatre is a fee-based National Monument with some of the stunning scenery in the Georgia O'Keefe /Abiquiu vicinity. It is ideal for photography and getting up close to... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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499 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Echo Ampitheatre is a fee-based National Monument with some of the stunning scenery in the Georgia O'Keefe /Abiquiu vicinity. It is ideal for photography and getting up close to some of the landscape that is less accessible. Park facilities are outrageously maintained; best to carry your own toilet paper, and finding comfort stops in this area are scarce.

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Reviewed 22 March 2017

It does not matter if you pass through or just stay in the neighbourhood. You have to stay here for a few hours. It is gorgeous and nice to walk around and go to the echo spot. It is really easy to walk, but very impressive and nicely maintained.

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Cedar Park, Texas
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This place was amazing. It's so cool to experience the wonders that we have right in our backyard. Easy hike to the echo spot. Easy hike to get to the top of the rocks also. Bathrooms available on site.

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Chimayo, New Mexico
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

A stop at Echo Amphitheater allows you to get up close and personal with the colorful cliffs of the Abiquiu area. The natural acoustics are super fun for everyone. My son, who can sing opera, but usually won't, actually let loose with a lovely little aria which boomed out across the entire area. There are easy walking trails and benches.... More 

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Reviewed 27 January 2017

A must stop or visit if you are on the way to Chama, or Pagosa Springs or if you are in Lake Abiquiu area. Echo Amphitheater is a natural stone amphitheater formation, located in Carson National Forest, just off Highway 84 (on the westside of HWY84). About 15 miles north of the Village of Abiquiu, and 3 miles west from... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Once to twice a year my husband and I drive from South TX to Ouray, CO. We drive by Echo Amphitheater almost every time...going and coming. Seldom will we just drive by; it's too great of a spot. The parking lot is nice and big (and usually more empty than full), and with their trash cans it's a great place... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We were on our way to Chama and stopped off with the kids. You pay a couple of dollars to enter. This was a really cool spot to see. The kids loved singing and hearing the echoes. There is a spot to picnic, and the restrooms are very clean. If you're driving through the area, it's definitely worth a visit.

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texas
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Pretty easy walk up, absolutely beautiful. Have to stop. They also have picnic areas and clean bathrooms.

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Louisiana, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This beautiful and spiritual place is at the northern end of Georgia O'Keefe Country and just a few miles north of Ghost Ranch. The beautiful colors of this place can be seen from many miles away including the Abiquiu Reservoir. When I was there, there was only one other couple and not one of us clapped or tried to create... More 

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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Friends and I took the trip to see the amphitheater & to play our indian flutes,drum & rattle. Acoustics were great &gathered a good crowd a few times... very beautiful area &even in July not hot! Without a pass there is a small fee to enter but worth the stop.

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