Highest roads of New Mexico

Highest roads of New Mexico

Located in the southwestern region of the United States of America, New Mexico is usually considered one of the Mountain States. The state is roughly bisected by the Rio Grande and has an approximate mean altitude of 5,700 ft (1,737 m). Its landscape ranges from wide, rose-colored deserts to broken mesas to high, snow-capped peaks. New Mexico is 2nd only to Arizona in days of sunshine per year. 

Mountain pass Elevation County Surface
Baldy Mountain 3.714m (12,185ft) Colfax  Gravel
Tesuque Peak 3.678m (12,066ft) Santa Fe  Gravel
Cerro Vista 3.645m (11,958ft) Mora  Gravel
Kachina Peak 3.606m (11,830ft) Taos  Gravel
Goose Lake 3.570m (11,712ft) Taos  Gravel
Elk Mountain 3.558m (11,673ft)  San Miguel  Gravel
Mount Taylor 3.454m (11,332ft) Cibola  Gravel
Redondo Peak 3.441m (11,289ft) Sandoval  Gravel
Greenie Peak 3.432m (11,259ft) Taos  Gravel
Ortiz Peak 3.423m (11,230ft) Taos  Gravel
Green Mountain 3.407m (11,177ft) Colfax  Gravel
Chicoma Mountain 3.403m (11,164ft) Rio Arriba  Gravel
Agua Fria Peak 3.377m (11,079ft) Colfax  Gravel
La Mosca 3.364m (11,036ft) Cibola  Gravel
31 Mile Road 3.343m (10,967ft) Los Alamos  Gravel
San Antonio Mtn 3.335m (10,941ft) Rio Arriba  Gravel
Garcia Peak 3.333m (10,935ft) Colfax  Gravel
South Baldy 3.288m (10,789ft) Socorro  Gravel
Buck Mountain 3.287m (10,784ft) Lincoln  Gravel
Tetilla Peak 3.283m (10,771ft)  Colfax  Gravel
Picuris Peak 3.280m (10,761ft) Taos  Gravel
Comanche Peak 3.275m (10,744ft) Colfax  Gravel
Cerro del Oso 3.261m (10,698ft) Taos  Gravel
Sandia Crest 3.255m (10,678ft) Bernalillo  Asphalt
Osha Mountain 3.240m (10,629ft) Colfax  Gravel
Lagunita Saddle 3.218m (10,557ft) Taos  Gravel 
Brazos summit 3.202m (10,507ft) Rio Arriba  Asphalt
Blue Jay Hill 3.182m (10,439ft) Taos  Gravel
Santa Fe Ski Basin 3.167m (10,390ft) Santa Fe  Asphalt
Pajarito Mountain 3.158m (10,360ft) Los Alamos  Gravel
Ocate Mesa 3.157m (10,357ft) Colfax  Gravel
Sawmill Mountain 3.153m (10,344ft)  Taos  Gravel
Cerro Saragate 3.151m (10,337ft) Rio Arriba  Gravel
Don Fernando Peak 3.147m (10,324ft) Taos  Gravel
Summit camp 3.134m (10,282ft) Taos  Gravel
Black Mountain 3.132m (10,275ft) Colfax  Gravel
Glorieta Baldy 3.115m (10,220ft) Santa Fe  Gravel
Ski Apache 3.078m (10,098ft) Lincoln  Asphalt
Cerro Picacho 3.071m (10,075ft) Taos  Gravel
Mount Withington 3.070m (10,072ft) Socorro  Gravel
Forest Road 1950 3.067m (10,062ft) - Gravel
Burned Mountain 3.045m (9,990ft) Rio Arriba  Gravel
Bearwallow Mtn 3.039m (9,970ft) Catron  Gravel
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