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The Best Hiking in Arroyo Seco

Looking for the best hiking in Arroyo Seco? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Arroyo Seco. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Arroyo Seco

  • Arroyo Seco, New Mexico

    Lobo Peak Via Yerba Canyon Trail

    8.15 mi / 3855 ft gain
    Lobo Peak Via Yerba Canyon Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Valdez, New Mexico.
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  • El Prado, New Mexico

    Black Rock Hot Springs

    0.28 mi / 23 ft gain
    Black Rock Hot Springs is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a hot springs located near Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico.
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  • El Prado, New Mexico

    Manby Hot Springs

    2.3
    1.5 mi / 300 ft gain
    NOTE: The Hot Springs are on private property and are no longer accessible to the public.  The Basics: Hot springs abound in the Taos area. From the all-inclusive (and expensive) Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort to free, primitive hot springs like this one or neighboring Black Rock Hot Spr...
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  • Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico

    Climb Mount Wheeler

    4.7
    6.2 mi / 3083 ft gain
    Mount Wheeler is the highest peak in New Mexico at 13,161 feet and is considered the 8th highest state peak. The hike begins just over 10,000 feet near the Bavarian Restaurant. Drive past the Taos Ski Resort and follow the signs for the restaurant until the road ends. The 6.2 mile trek begins a...
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  • Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico

    Hike to Williams Lake and Wheeler Peak

    5.0
    This hike is conveniently located at Taos Ski Valley and offers two primary options: a fun 4-mile round trip hike to beautiful Williams Lake, or a 7-mile round trip hike all the way to the Wheeler Peak. You can’t go wrong with either option, but if you’re up for it, bagging Wheeler Peak is defini...
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  • Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico

    Wheeler Peak Loop via Bull of the Woods Trail and Williams Lake Trail

    14.43 mi / 4058 ft gain
    Wheeler Peak Loop via Bull of the Woods Trail and Williams Lake Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico.
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  • 5 Reyna Road, New Mexico

    Relax in Black Rock Hot Springs

    0.3 mi / 68 ft gain
    At the last switchback on Country Road B-007, is where the trailhead is located. if you've gone to the lowest point possible within the canyon, right next to the river, you have gone too far and need to turn around to the last switchback. it is an easy .3 Mile trail with a 68 foot elevation drop/...
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  • Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico

    Wheeler Peak via Bull of the Woods Trail

    14.15 mi / 4180 ft gain
    Wheeler Peak via Bull of the Woods Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico.
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  • Taos County, New Mexico

    Rio Grande Gorge West Rim Trail

    3.73 mi / 167 ft gain
    Rio Grande Gorge West Rim Trail is an out-and-back trail located near Taos, New Mexico.
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  • El Prado, New Mexico

    Hike the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge Trail

    6 mi
    Drive 12 miles west of Taos, New Mexico on US Hwy 64, and you'll drive directly onto the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge that spans 1,280 feet. There's a rest area to the west of the bridge with a parking lot, sitting area, and if you're lucky like we were, a converted sky blue bus selling homemade desse...
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  • U.S. Highway 64, New Mexico

    Hike Devisadero Peak

    5.8 mi / 1500 ft gain
    The Basics: 8,304 foot Devisadero Peak, which literally translates to "lookout," does not actually provide a great view from its treed summit. However, this lollipop loop hike has many vantage points over the Taos Valley as it snakes up and around this foothill mountain.  To get to the trailhead:...
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  • Taos, New Mexico

    Devisadero Peak

    5.49 mi / 1375 ft gain
    Devisadero Peak is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Taos, New Mexico.
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  • Taos, New Mexico

    South Boundary 164 Trail

    3.34 mi / 1070 ft gain
    South Boundary 164 Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Taos, New Mexico.
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  • Red River, New Mexico

    Hike Colombine Trail

    8.5 mi / 1935 ft gain
    This moderate trail is accessed from the Columbine campground on Highway 38. It will be on your right side when traveling east from Questa. Drive to the back end of the campground, where there are several spaces for parking. The moderate version of this hike will travel about 4 miles south into t...
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  • Questa, New Mexico

    El Aguaje Trail

    1.06 mi / 548 ft gain
    El Aguaje Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Questa, New Mexico.
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  • Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico

    East Fork Trail to Lost Lake Trail Loop

    12.08 mi / 2300 ft gain
    East Fork Trail to Lost Lake Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico.
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