New Mexico 66  LbNA # 50249

Placed DateSep 4 2009
LocationTucumcari, NM
Found By Children of the Forest
Last Found Jan 28 2015
Hike Distance?
Last EditedJul 13 2016

Walk difficulty: easy
Walking distance: short
Stamp hand-carved
Status: alive and well on July 10, 2016

The search for this letterbox will take you along a remote but scenic section of the “Mother Road”.

From I-40 between Tucumcari and San Jon, take Exit 343 and drive to the south side of the interstate. Turn left (east) on the frontage road. This is historic U. S. Highway 66. Drive about 3.5 miles to the second bridge. Park by the east end of the bridge along the south side of the road.

From the east end of the bridge railing on the south side of the road (there are black and yellow stripes on the end of the railing), walk at about 152 degrees (from mag. north) for about 60 steps to a lone Juniper Tree above the road. The box is under the southwest side of the outer edge of the tree. It is under a flat rock covered with some sticks and plant debris. Be alert for snakes.

Please please be sure the contents are double ziplocked when you put them back in the box (i.e. the stamp is in a ziploc, the book is in a ziploc, and the two are in the larger ziploc bag), and put all of it INSIDE the box. Please rehide the box well under the rock and covered with sticks and plant debris so that it can not be seen from any direction.

I will not be able to check on this box; so, please let me know if you find it, or if it needs attention or is missing:

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