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Trail Riding through Pristine Wilderness
White Water Rafting Adventures
If you love the great outdoors, then Santa Fe is the perfect place for you. The city is surrounded by thousands of acres of pristine wilderness in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. And it's all just minutes away from the cosmopolitan center.
Santa Fe is a paradise for hikers, skiers, snowshoers, mountain bikers, river rafters, fishing enthusiasts, horseback riders and people who simply like to stroll in city parks and take in the fresh air. You can ski the Rocky Mountains in winter and ice skate outdoors on the pond in Hyde Memorial State Park. In summer, hike the miles of mountain wilderness, enjoying dramatic, panoramic vistas and fields of wildflowers.
Click on Hiking for information about the incredible diversity of trails in the Santa Fe area. Visit Skiing for information about nearby ski areas and cross country ski trails. You'll also find fantastic places to play golf and enjoy fishing, camping and other outdoor activities. And you'll find plenty of parks and recreation centers throughout the city.
Explore our Tours section, where you'll be amazed by the many creative ways you can explore the Santa Fe wilderness. Click here for information on bicycling around Santa Fe.
It's a rare treat find such an abundance of nature so close to the heart of the city. And it's a major reason why locals and visitors alike are so passionate about Santa Fe.
Bishop's Lodge Ranch Resort & Spa is a Historic Resort, wrapped within the arms of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains on 450 lush acres and only five minutes from the Historic Santa Fe Plaza. Nestled within the foothills, our location offers our guests a taste of tranquility, calmness and serenity. Tune into and reconnect with your spiritual side at SháNah Spa and Wellness Center, a sanctuary where one can take time out to be nurtured by Mother Nature and guided by ancient wisdom and calming spirits. Activities are abundant at our unique destination; hiking trails, tennis courts, exercise room, movement studio for Yoga and Pilates, horseback riding trails, skeet and trap shooting and swimming just to mention a few.
Amenities: Cocktail Lounge
Hot Tub or Sauna
The Broken Saddle Riding Company offers horsebackriding on well conditioned smooth riding Tennessee Walkers and Missouri Foxtrotters through the beautiful Cerrillos Hills Historic Park (New Mexico State Park). Able riders may trot, canter or gallop. Small group and private rides available. 26 scenic miles from the Santa Fe Plaza. All rides are by appointment.
We rent scooters and motorcycles! You can rent a fine motorcycle or scooter from Centaur Cycles & Scooters starting at just $75 per day. There's no better way to tour Santa Fe than on a motor scooter. And for more adventurous folks, tour around the state on a powerful highway motorcycle. Go to our website for full details:
We sell high quality Vespa, Piaggio, Kymco & Genuine motor scooters as well as Royal Enfield and Hyosung motorcycles. We service & repair quality motorcycles & scooters. We also offer motorcycle apparel and accessories.
Cottam's Ski Shop is located half way up Ski Basin Road in Hyde Memorial State Park - the closest ski shop to the slopes! Ski, Board, Snowshoe, Snowblade, XC, & Apparel rentals – high performance & recreational packages. Locations also in Taos and Angel Fire. RESERVE ONLINE AND RECEIVE A 10% DISCOUNT or stop in the Santa Fe convention and visitors bureau to receive a $3 off coupon for each ski rental.
Experience the Magic of Packgoats!
Enchanted Packgoats offers guided day hikes on the beautiful trails of Albuquerque and Santa Fe. You'll enjoy spending time with our gentle, affectionate and intelligent packgoats, and learning about them as well as the flora and fauna of New Mexico. You'll stop along the trail for a delicious lunch featuring locally produced foods, and end the day with a group photo and a wonderful experience!
High Desert Field Guides is a small publishing business located in Santa Fe. Our aim is to make your travel more enjoyable and enlightened through the use of our printed field guides and maps.
Our publications are carefully designed to appeal to the person who wants a concise and handy reference about the topic/places. They are intended to "take-along" or browse while traveling in a car or van, and also to refer to when hiking or walking in areas each guide covers. Our products are designed and printed in the USA. Enjoy our beautiful state!
Did you know that you can get around Santa Fe without renting a car? Scooters are a great way to see Santa Fe, conserve gas, ease traffic congestion/ parking, and just great fun! Our scooters are small- 49cc- and require only a regular drivers license to drive- reaching a top speed of 30 mph.
Land of Enchantment Guides is an ORVIS endorsed fly fishing guide service, offering guided fishing trips in the Santa Fe, Chama, Taos and San Juan River areas.
Our experienced fly fishing guides can take you to fish on all types of waters - from large rivers to high mountain spring creeks and lakes, we have them all here in Northern New Mexico. The landscape is breathtaking and extremely diverse, with everything from deserts, canyons and mountains with alpine forests of pines and aspen to mesas of cactus and juniper. We have excellent fishing all year round with lots of trout to be caught.
We will do our best to ensure that you have fun along with the chance to develop and improve your trout fishing skills. Many years of personal fly fishing and guiding experience enable us to accommodate anyone, from those who have never been fly fishing before, to accomplished anglers. We know our local waters well and do our utmost to match the best location with every individual's desires and needs.
All the fishing gear you will need (rods and reels, flies, waders, etc.) is provided on all of our fishing trips. We offer transportation to and from most of the fishing spots we go to. Day trips include great lunches, drinks and snacks. Our all inclusive packages include all meals and lodging.
New Mexico River Adventures is a family owned business located just downstream of the most widely rafted section, The Racecourse. We offer a warm environment for our guests to meet and gear up before the trip and also to check out photos and recount the most exciting moments of the day following the trip. NMRA offer of wide variety of trips including mountain biking, kayaking, multi-day river trips, hiking and stand up paddle boarding. We has a diverse group of guides that have extensive experience here locally as well as exciting stories to share about adventures elsewhere. We look forward to making memories with you this summer!
KLiK Here Media owns and promotes O'Keeffe Country (www.okeeffecountry.com), a regional marketing initiative focused on driving national and international tourism and travel to the Northern New Mexico region. KLiK Here Media provides targeted promotional strategies centered on "O'Keeffe Country" and its reputation in the world as a premier regional destination for adventure, art, and culture. We explore and promote the places that inspired Georgia O'Keeffe in New Mexico, from Santa Fe to Abiquiu to Ghost Ranch to Taos.
San Marcos is a quaint cafe with a homey and inviting environment with a Feed store attached. Open Mon-Sun, 8am till 2pm, specials daily, and a wonderful consistent southwestern Breakfast and Lunch Menu (as seen in many reviews). Reservations are strongly urged Fri.-Sun. So come and have a great meal and possibly, hang out with the birds, or find just what you need next door with the guys.
A nonprofit educational organization created to fund, build and manage a permanent farmers' market building in the Railyard; implement programs to promote agriculture and other land based traditions in northern New Mexico; and educate consumers about the cultural, nutritional and economic benefits of buying locally produced food and agricultural products.
We are Santa Fe's local Mountain Bike Club and we like to say that "Any friend of mountain biking is a friend of ours."
The Santa Fe Fat Tire Society is dedicated to the sport of mountain biking and to providing riders of all levels the opportunity to meet, socialize, improve their skills, and, most of all, to have fun. We are strong advocates for responsible mountain biking and for the development, creation, and maintenance of multi-use trails.
1/2 day tours/full day tours with experienced Japanese guide. We make plans for your group/personal tours. Meeting/sending service. Japanese full receptive operator. We provide translation and interpretation service for Japanese.
Santa Fe Mountain Adventures offers exceptional destination management and customized vacation experiences for groups, families and adults. We lead journeys unique to northern New Mexico - blissful hiking to places such as Bandelier and Tent Rocks, challenging geocaching, thrilling whitewater rafting, alpine horseback riding, heart-thumping mountain biking, serene fly-fishing, scenic snowshoeing, and a variety of other outdoor and cultural opportunities. Ask about our custom team-building activities, arts experiences and evening events that all ensure your Santa Fe visit is the trip of a lifetime!
Photography: Portraits, Family Events, Wedding Photography, Advertisement, Commercial, Real Estate
Website Design, Website Development, Administration and Maintenance, Social Networking, Web tools and widgets
Logos, Graphics and Digital Design
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Large Format Professional Photo Printing
The Railyard is Santa Fe's new place to meet -to see friends and neighbors, shop for unique products, have a great meal, view thought-provoking art, experience live performances, or just relax and play. From the nationally renowned Farmers Market and contemporary art galleries, local Arts & Crafts Fairs, music and movies in the award-winning 10 acre Park, walkathons and community celebrations to excursion train rides and commuter rail service, there's something for everyone at The Railyard!
Santa Fe area's running and racing club since 1978. Group runs on Tue. and Thr. evenings from The Running Hub. Sunday group runs and locations posted at the club website.
Upcoming events for the 2013 season:
- The Santa Fe Snowshoe Classic, 5K - Sat. Jan 12, 2013
- The Corrida de los Locos, 5mi run - Sat. Feb 16, 2013
- The 35th annual Santa Fe Run Around, Santa Fe's oldest running event, 5K/10K - Sat. May 25th, 2013.
- The 29th annual Big Tesuque Trail Run, Santa Fe's largest and oldest trail run, 12mi - Sat. October 5th, 2013
Santa Fe Walkabouts offers true Outdoor and Cultural Adventures! Take a customized guided hike in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains or stunning canyon lands. Adventure off road in our Pinzgauer, a 4X4 vehicle, or explore pristine mountain biking trails! Experience cross country skiing or snowshoeing in the winter months! Immerse yourself in New Mexico's rich culture with a scenic tour to Bandelier, Puye Cliffs, Taos Pueblo, Ghost Ranch or Chimayo! New Mexico is made for Adventure. Let's go Walkabout!
Customized Tours and Excursions, Business Events and Weddings in New Mexico and throughout the American Southwest. We gladly serve people of all faiths and sexual orientations. Travelers who are seeking a high degree of service are guided through the attractions, arts and special architecture of Santa Fe on some unique explorations. A personal shopper can guide you to the exceptional variety of boutiques, galleries and second-hand stores.
Our journeys can bring out the natural wonders, the richness of Native cultures, the Hispanic heritage, the Old West atmosphere, and the history of archaeological sites.
International travelers can ask for Italian, French, English, and Spanish guides.
The new "Adventures with an Expert" is about short hiking excursions in stunningly beautiful natural and cultural areas including the newly designated El Rio Grande del Norte National Monument. The cultural history of the area combines with rare wildlife and unmatched landscapes that make this adventure a gem you won't want to miss. Creative one and two days agritourism experiences are now available.
We also create unique and intimate special events for corporate programs and incentive trips highly sophisticated and out-of-the-ordinary wedding ceremonies, receptions and honeymoons.
WHEN: Tentative Opening November 22, 2012
Skiing and Snowboarding recreation area 16 miles from the heart of Santa Fe. Outstanding children's ski school, lessons for all abilities, and 660 acres of Rocky Mountain terrain.
Visiting anglers from around the world visit The Reel Life for its fine fly shop and guide service. Owned and operated by life-long Santa Feans, The Reel Life offers the finest in gear, instruction, local fishing information, fly tying, gear rentals, and service.
Guided fly fishing with The Reel Life is a very popular activity. Our staff of professional guides can put you on our best private waters and public waters. Each of our guides are experienced instructors so fly fishers of all abilities are welcome. Please join us for a memorable experience catching trout and other species in the mountains of northern New Mexico.
Nestled on 450 beautiful acres at the base of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains,The Bishop's Lodge Ranch Resort & Spa is a destination in Santa Fe unlike any other.
As part of our rich history as Santa Fe's original resort, guests have been experiencing horseback riding at Bishop's Lodge for nearly a century.
Take a ride on a horse and enjoy the warm glow of magnificent sunsets, azure blue skies, and the soft scent of Piñon pines as you ride atop mesas with breathtaking views. Private, group and kids rides are available as well as BBQ Dinner Rides complete with crackling fire and s'mores for the little buckaroos.
We ride western style, provide a horseback riding orientation session with each ride and instruction on the trail. We believe that your riding experience is enhanced through a greater understanding of the nature of the horse. STABLES are OPEN year-round.
Call 505.819.4013 for stable hours.
Explore New Mexico's Pristine Wilderness... Without the Burden of a Heavy Pack!
Wild Earth Llama Adventures offers fun and educational wilderness excursions, in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and Rio Grande Gorge, near Taos and Santa Fe. Join us for one of our popular, "Take a Llama to Lunch!" Day Hikes, or a Multi-Day Wilderness Adventure. Learn about local ecology, native plants and wildlife, edible/medicinal plants, wilderness living skills, and more! Naturalist Guides/Gourmet Meals. All ages/fitness levels. Our knowledgeable guides and "llovable" llamas will help you create the wilderness adventure of a lifetime!
Guided Hiking with Yoga on the Trails of Santa Fe.
2 hour excursions. See the website for schedule and more details. Private hikes available.
Spending time in the woods has always been a source of calm, connection and wonder. The same can be said of yoga. Yogihiker combines the two enriching experiences together on the trails of Santa Fe.