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The Best Hiking in Cochiti Lake

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

Top hiking spots in and near Cochiti Lake

  • Jemez Springs, New Mexico

    Hike at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument

    4.9
    3 mi
    Hiking at Tent Rocks is a must-do for anyone in the northern New Mexico area. It's an accessible trail that gives you incredible rewards with little effort. The cone-shaped "tent rocks" are the result of erosion following a volcanic explosion 6-7 million years ago, making for some incredible and ...
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  • Los Alamos, New Mexico

    Saint Peters Dome Trail

    6.61 mi / 1572 ft gain
    Saint Peters Dome Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico.
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  • Sandoval County, New Mexico

    Upper Falls Trail

    2.86 mi / 463 ft gain
    Upper Falls Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico.
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  • Los Alamos, New Mexico

    Main Ruin Loop Trail

    1.43 mi / 98 ft gain
    Main Ruin Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico.
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  • Los Alamos, New Mexico

    Yapashi Pueblo and Stone Lions

    11.96 mi / 1972 ft gain
    Yapashi Pueblo and Stone Lions is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Los Alamos, New Mexico.
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  • Sandoval County, New Mexico

    Frijolito Trail

    2.58 mi / 469 ft gain
    Frijolito Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Pena Blanca, New Mexico.
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  • Los Alamos, New Mexico

    Alcove House Trail

    2.59 mi / 194 ft gain
    Alcove House Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico.
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  • Los Alamos, New Mexico

    Hike to Alcove House

    4.6
    2.2 mi / 140 ft gain
    Start your hike from the Visitor's Center and head out on the Main Loop Trail to begin. You can hike the loop in either direction, either first crossing the river across from the Visitor's Center or heading out from directly behind the Center. If you start from across the river, you'll begin with...
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  • Los Alamos, New Mexico

    Hike the Main Loop Trail at Bandelier National Monument

    5.0
    1.2 mi / 150 ft gain
    Bandelier National Monument encompasses over 33,000 acres of public land, including Frijoles Canyon, the home of the Ancestral Puebloans that once lived in the area. The park has miles of trails to explore the rugged countryside, but the main attractions are the cliff dwellings you'll find on the...
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  • Los Alamos, New Mexico

    Hike to the Upper Falls in Bandelier National Monument

    2.9 mi / 496 ft gain
    Park at the Bandelier Visitor Center. The trailhead is down the road (the direction you came from). There are steep dropoffs along this trail so exercise caution, and be aware than in winter the trail may be icy. The Lower Falls trail is closed due to flooding. 
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  • Los Alamos County, New Mexico

    Frey Trail

    3.14 mi / 607 ft gain
    Frey Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico.
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  • Los Alamos County, New Mexico

    Tyuonyi Overlook Trail

    2.13 mi / 322 ft gain
    Tyuonyi Overlook Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Santo Domingo Pueblo, New Mexico.
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  • Los Alamos, New Mexico

    Lower Water Canyon Spur and Ruin Mesa Trail Loop

    4.74 mi / 420 ft gain
    Lower Water Canyon Spur and Ruin Mesa Trail Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Los Alamos, New Mexico.
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  • Los Alamos, New Mexico

    Burnt Mesa Trail

    5.38 mi / 472 ft gain
    Burnt Mesa Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Los Alamos, New Mexico.
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  • Los Alamos, New Mexico

    Ponderosa to Frijoles Canyon

    4.26 mi / 725 ft gain
    Ponderosa to Frijoles Canyon is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Los Alamos, New Mexico.
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  • White Rock, New Mexico

    Portillo Canyon Loop Trail

    3.37 mi / 210 ft gain
    Portillo Canyon Loop Trail is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Los Alamos, New Mexico.
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