Narbona Pass, a classic road trip in NM

Narbona Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.658m (8,721ft) above the sea level, located in San Juan County, New Mexico, USA.

Narbona Pass

Nestled in the Chuska Mountains, the road to the summit is paved. It’s called New Mexico Highway 134 (NM-134 E). Open to traffic throughout the year, the winding road may be closed for short periods in winter when the weather is bad.

The pass, formerly known as Washington Pass, is 30km (18 miles) long, running west-east from Crystal to Sheep Springs. The road is steep.