New Mexico is home to the largest Native American Group in the US. The Navajo have a 14 million acre reservation.
The state is bilingual as one third of families speak Spanish at home.
Due to the climate 75% of the roads are left unpaved.
New Mexico’s longest river, the Rio Grande, runs the entire length of the state
Elevation ranges from 2,842 feet above sea level at Red Bluff Reservoir to 13,167 feet above sea level at Wheeler Peak
Home to 27 state parks, 5 national forests, 5 national historic landmarks, and 8 national wildlife refuges
Climate ranges from mild, arid or semiarid including light precipitation, lots of sunshine and low humidity