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'''Cuba''' is a small town in [[Northwest (New Mexico) | northwestern]] [[New Mexico]], [[United States of America | USA]].  Although of little interest itself to the traveler, it is a significant gateway to points of interest in the region such as [[Navajo Nation]], [[Santa Fe National Forest]], and [[Chaco Culture National Historical Park]].
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'''Cuba''' [http://www.cubanewmexico.com] is a small town in [[Northwest New Mexico | northwestern]] [[New Mexico]], [[United States of America | USA]].  Although of little interest itself to the traveler, it is a significant gateway to points of interest in the region such as [[Navajo Nation]], [[Santa Fe National Forest]], and [[Chaco Culture National Historical Park]].
  
 
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Cuba is on US highway 550 between [[Bernalillo]] and [[Farmington (New Mexico) | Farmington]].  The nearest air service is via [[Albuquerque]], about 60 miles to the south.
  
 
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Prescilianos Restaurant
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El Brunos Restaurant
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Del Prado Restaurant
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J&D Subway
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Charlie Biggs Chicken
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Cuban Cafe
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Mcdonalds
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Paisanos PIzzeria
  
 
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*'''San Pedro Parks Wilderness''' is a significant hiking/backpacking attraction in [[Santa Fe National Forest]], with its most accessible trailheads reached via SR 126 east of town.  Bring rainwear and wear water-resistant boots; this area gets far more precipitation than you'd expect in New Mexico, and the trails are frequently muddy if not downright submerged.  Pleasant scenery, with rolling hills and high mountain "parks" (open, grassy valleys).
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*The beautiful '''[[Jemez Mountains]]''' lie beyond San Pedro Parks (which isn't part of the Jemez, but rather the lower, less prominent Nacimiento Mountains), with numerous points of interest.  ''Warning'': SR 126, although a "state highway," gets ''nasty'' east of San Pedro Parks.  A bucolic-type vehicle is a good idea if there has been recent rain, and the road may be closed following snowstorms or other bad weather.  If you're driving a standard sedan, you should be OK in dry weather, but the road has some exposed spots with deep ruts and is not for the faint of heart.
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Latest revision as of 19:36, 6 March 2012

Cuba [1] is a small town in northwestern New Mexico, USA. Although of little interest itself to the traveler, it is a significant gateway to points of interest in the region such as Navajo Nation, Santa Fe National Forest, and Chaco Culture National Historical Park.

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Cuba is on US highway 550 between Bernalillo and Farmington. The nearest air service is via Albuquerque, about 60 miles to the south.

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Prescilianos Restaurant El Brunos Restaurant Del Prado Restaurant J&D Subway Charlie Biggs Chicken Cuban Cafe Mcdonalds Paisanos PIzzeria

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Routes through Cuba
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  • San Pedro Parks Wilderness is a significant hiking/backpacking attraction in Santa Fe National Forest, with its most accessible trailheads reached via SR 126 east of town. Bring rainwear and wear water-resistant boots; this area gets far more precipitation than you'd expect in New Mexico, and the trails are frequently muddy if not downright submerged. Pleasant scenery, with rolling hills and high mountain "parks" (open, grassy valleys).
  • The beautiful Jemez Mountains lie beyond San Pedro Parks (which isn't part of the Jemez, but rather the lower, less prominent Nacimiento Mountains), with numerous points of interest. Warning: SR 126, although a "state highway," gets nasty east of San Pedro Parks. A bucolic-type vehicle is a good idea if there has been recent rain, and the road may be closed following snowstorms or other bad weather. If you're driving a standard sedan, you should be OK in dry weather, but the road has some exposed spots with deep ruts and is not for the faint of heart.



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