Sunspot Scenic Byway Professional Review and Guide
"A 14.8-mile route high atop the forested Sacramento Mountains. This paved, two-lane highway with scenic turnouts winds through a cool evergreen forest along the front rim of the Sacramento Mountains. Elevations range from 8,300 feet to 9,500 feet.
Special attractions: Cool mountain elevations; beautiful views of White Sands, the Tularosa Basin, and sometimes Mexico; guided and self-guided tours of a solar observatory; hiking, picnicking, and winter recreation. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more."