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McCauley Hot Springs, Jemez Mountains, N.M.

You know you're really onto something if the locals balk when asked for directions. Persevere, and you'll find that the moderately strenuous 2.5-mile hike to this warren of pools (80-90 degrees) north of Taos is worth the effort-and the ten-spot you used to bribe a map out of the locals. If that doesn't work, try the visitor's center. 505-834-7235