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    • Salado Canyon Trail, New Mexico

      Hike the Salado Canyon Trail

      3.4 mi / 307 ft gain
      Fairly easy trail on an old railroad bed. The trail is not steep and has nice scenery. The waterfall is sall but scenic, it is nice to see soe running water in the desert.
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    • Las Cruces, New Mexico

      Hike the Dripping Springs Natural area

      3.5 mi / 500 ft gain
      This is a very scenic moderate 3,5 mile hike featuring beautiful views, rare plants and the ruins of the historic Dripping springs resort. Lots of wildflowers in the summer. In the winter you may encounter some snow and ice at the end of the trail. The trail is rather busy on week-ends but not so...
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    • U.S. Highway 64, New Mexico

      Devisadero Peak

      5.48 mi / 1375 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 trailhea...
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    • Raton, New Mexico

      Rock Climb at Sugarite Canyon

      Most ratings range from 5.7 to 5.11 with fewer 5.12. Only one climb in the whole area is bolted-- and that is a 5.10a. To get to this area it is about a 10 minute scramble through woods and boulders on a path that leads straight to the south facing wall.Driving through Raton, New Mexico exit at t...
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    • White Sands NM, New Mexico

      Dune Life Nature Trail

      1.8 mi
      Started the hike at the Dune Life Nature trail parking area. Two rangers took us all on the trail . We walked up and down the dunes and some flat areas. We started out at sunset and the views of the sunset were beautiful. 30 minutes later we walked in the dark with light of the moon. The sand was...
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    • Las Cruces, New Mexico

      Camp Below the Organ Mountains

      These are well maintained BLM campsites just outside of Las Cruces. It's a great option for setting up a tent, car camping, or parking an RV. There are no facilities so remember to always pack in and pack out. 
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    • Jemez Springs, New Mexico

      Visit the Jemez Soda Dam

      For the past 7,000 years, calcium carbonate at this spot in northern New Mexico. And after all those centuries, it has formed into a natural bridge across the Jemez river, roughly 300 feet in length.  Drive northeast from Jemez Springs on New Mexico State Route 4. Just under 2 miles later, the fo...
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    • Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico

      Drive the Jemez Mountains Scenic Byway

      Start your road trip at the Pueblo Visitor Center. You can stop at the Jemez State Monument to visit the old ruins of the Mission. Then head to the Jemez Falls. Continue the drive  through beautiful red rock scenery to Los Alamos and Bandelier National Monument. 
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    • Taos, New Mexico

      Drive the Enchanted Circle Scenic Byway

      Start the drive at the Taos Plaza in downtown Taos. You can drive the whole loop and enjoy the beautiful scenery and small villages along the way. In the spring, there may still be snowfall, making the drive even more beautiful.
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    • Socorro, New Mexico

      Explore Box Canyon

      0.75 mi
      From one side of the canyon the other is a total of .75 miles of breath taking scenery of the local New Mexico landscape.
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    • Farmington, New Mexico

      Camp in the Bisti Badlands

      4 mi
      After driving down some dirt roads to the marked location, park in the main parking area. Free car camping is allowed here. Look across the blank landscape to the east. A compass may help you keep your bearing while out hiking because there are no trails or trail markers. Exit the parking area by...
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    • Aguirre Springs Road, New Mexico

      Hike the Baylor Pass Trail

      6.9 mi / 1568 ft gain
      Moderate hike in the Organ Mountains Desert Peak National Monument in New Mexico. Very good views of the Organ Mountains , the Tularosa Basin and wildflowers in the summer and fall. Excellent place to see the Organ Mountains evening primrose
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    • Los Alamos, New Mexico

      Climb in Diablo Canyon

      Diablo Canyon has grown in popularity over the last decade, particularly due to its frequent appearance in television and films. It has hundreds of sport and trad climbs of varying difficulty on basalt cliffs that reach over 300 feet high, with approaches varying from 5 to 30 minutes.Grades range...
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    • Las Cruces, New Mexico

      Hike the Leasburg Slot Canyon

      2.4 mi / 675 ft gain
      Leasburg Slot Canyon is a 2.4 mile trail that offers a unique experience that is close to Interstate 25. The directions will take you to the banks of the Rio Grande where you can park anywhere along the dirt road that is convenient. This hike should only be attempted in the late fall or winter be...
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    • Red River, New Mexico

      Hike the Red River Nature Trail

      2 mi
      The Red River Nature Trail starts right in town next to the Platinum Lift off Pioneer Road. The trail travels 2 miles to Goose Lake Road. The hike itself can be taken as a two or four mile hike, depending on weather you access it point to point or out and back. We started the trail behind the vis...
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    • Aztec, New Mexico

      Explore Aztec Ruins National Monument

      Stop at the visitor center first then take your time walking the trails and exploring the different rooms, especially the great house. This National Monument is a Unesco World Heritage site.
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