Longest yard sale coming to Jemez Springs

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Coming up this weekend, the Jemez Mountain Trail Sale will draw more than 150 vendors and leaf peepers to the Jemez Valley to sell and buy new and used items.
Along with the sale, that will be from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, shoppers and onlookers can enjoy priceless views of the changing fall colors along the Jemez Mountain Trail Scenic Byway.
The 14th annual Jemez Mountain Trail Sale – the longest yard sale in New Mexico – begins at San Ysidro near the intersection of N.M. 550 and N.M. 4 and continues 12 miles past Jemez Springs to La Cueva.
The Longest Yard Sale covers more than 30 miles.
Off N.M. 4, the sale continues along the highway near Gilman Tunnels and the highway near Ponderosa.
A map of all “cluster” locations is available on Facebook at JemezMountainTrailSale.
There is no charge to set up a table at a cluster location.
Sellers are asked to register in advance with cluster contacts. For contact information and details, email joybandy@gmail.com.
Items for sale range from pueblo pottery and jewelry to books, appliances and much more.
The Trail Sale is also a great fundraising opportunity for nonprofit organizations.
Drivers must obey speed limits and watch for sightseers and pedestrians along N.M. 4.
As a reminder, it is illegal to set up along highway rights-of-way, Forest Service property, fishing accesses and private property without the owner’s permission.
Visitors to the event can expect to see roads lined with yellow daisies, golden snakeweed,
and orange and gold-hued Cottonwood trees trailing the Jemez River with the backdrop of the rust colored Jemez Mountains.
Last year, the Trail Sale drew more than 150 sellers and continues to grow annually.
For more information contact Joy Bandy at joybandy@gmail.com or call 928-432-5109.
Details and updates can also be found at facebook.com/JemezMountainTrailSale.
For more information about the Village of Jemez Springs – whose attractions include Soda Dam, Jemez Historic Site, hot springs, art galleries, shops, and more – visit jemezsprings.org.