• United States
  • New Mexico
  • Taos Ski Valley
  • Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico

    Top Spots in and near Taos Ski Valley

    • Colfax County, New Mexico

      Hike to Clear Creek in Cimarron Canyon State Park

      2.5 mi / 1000 ft gain
      Head North from Eagle Nest towards Cimarron, and about 7 miles (or less) on your right hand, you will find two big signs with a parking area on both sides of the road. If you park on the right side, walk on the inside of the guardrail until you find the trail head sign. If you parked on the left ...
      Read more
    • El Prado, New Mexico

      Photograph the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge

      Completed in 1965, the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge is the seventh highest bridge in the United States. The design is a steel deck arch bridge than spans 1280 feet and sits 565 feet high. The bridge has sidewalks and viewpoints of the gorge on each side with parking at the Rio Grande Gorge Rest Area p...
      Read more
    • 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...
      Read more
    • La Senda de Medio Trailhead, New Mexico

      Hike La Senda de Medio Trail

      5 mi
      If you find yourself in Taos for the weekend, the La Senda del Medio trail is a perfect hike to add to your adventure. About 20 minutes south of town and located in Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, this trail follows the Rio Grande for 2.5 miles and connects 5 different campgrounds. The tr...
      Read more
    • Chamisal, New Mexico

      Hike to the Trampas Lakes in Carson National Forest

      11 mi / 2400 ft gain
      This hike is worth its weight in gold. By far one of the most beautiful places in all of New Mexico. Located in the Carson National Forest, the options for camping are limitless. Did I mention this is ranked one of New Mexico's best hikes yet it rarely gets done. The potential for solitude is ver...
      Read more