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Visiting Santa Fe

Outdoor Activities

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.

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Santa Fe Mountain Adventures
Interested in an exhilarating mountain biking or fat biking adventure in the greater Santa Fe area? Take a ride with us on mountain trails, high desert terrain, or sandy arroyos. Call to arrange a private guided adventure. We cater to solo travelers, couples and families, and can customize an outing that best suits your interests and abilities.
711 Don Diego Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87505
505-988-4000
Interested in an exhilarating mountain biking or fat biking adventure in the greater Santa Fe area? Take a ride with us on mountain trails, high desert terrain, or sandy arroyos. Call to arrange a private guided adventure. We cater to solo travelers, couples and families, and can customize an outing that best suits your interests and abilities.
Santa Fe Mountain Adventures
Experience the best that New Mexico has to offer with Santa Fe Mountain Adventures! We lead unique outdoor adventures and authentic scenic tours – guided hikes on less traveled paths, easy to challenging mountain biking in the Rocky Mountains, fun 4x4 rides in our Pinzgauers, and customized tours to cultural and historical landmarks. New Mexico is made for Adventure!
711 Don Diego Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87505
505-988-4000
Experience the best that New Mexico has to offer with Santa Fe Mountain Adventures! We lead unique outdoor adventures and authentic scenic tours – guided hikes on less traveled paths, easy to challenging mountain biking in the Rocky Mountains, fun 4x4 rides in our Pinzgauers, and customized tours to cultural and historical landmarks. New Mexico is made for Adventure!
ArtDoors
ARTDoors offers guided experiential adventures in art and nature. Combining mindfulness, creativity, hiking and nature in a unforgettable experience.
130 W. Palace Ave. 2nd Floor Santa Fe, NM 87501

8019107150
ARTDoors offers guided experiential adventures in art and nature. Combining mindfulness, creativity, hiking and nature in a unforgettable experience.
Ecomotive Electric Bikes
Sales, service and rentals of electric bicycles, electric scooters, and non-electric bikes.
410 S Guadalupe St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
505-795-3782
Sales, service and rentals of electric bicycles, electric scooters, and non-electric bikes.
Routes Bicycle Tours, Inc.
Routes Bicycle Tours & Rentals is a family-owned shop in the historic core of Santa Fe offering fun, easy and safe bike rentals and tours throughout the city. We feature full-service bicycle rentals accompanied by custom maps, accessories, and concierge-level service. Open Fri-Sun for walk-in's with reservations available 7-days a week.
228 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87501
505-933-5667
Routes Bicycle Tours & Rentals is a family-owned shop in the historic core of Santa Fe offering fun, easy and safe bike rentals and tours throughout the city. We feature full-service bicycle rentals accompanied by custom maps, accessories, and concierge-level service. Open Fri-Sun for walk-in's with reservations available 7-days a week.
Wilderness Seekers | A Santa Fe Hiking Group
Offering hikes and outdoor education leading to greater wilderness experiences.
Downtown Santa Fe
Santa Fe, NM 87505
505-603-9120
Offering hikes and outdoor education leading to greater wilderness experiences.
The Reel Life
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.
500 Montezuma Ave.
Santa Fe, NM 87501
505-995-8114
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.
The Reel Life
Welcome to Santa Fe’s premier Fly Shop and Guide Service! We specialize in guiding public and private waters throughout northern New Mexico. Our full service fly shop is conveniently located inside the De Vargas Mall and stocks everything you need to make your next fishing trip a success.Our staff of patient and professional instructors can help you maximize your time
526 N. GUADALUPE ST.
SANTA FE, NM 87501
505-995-8114
Welcome to Santa Fe’s premier Fly Shop and Guide Service! We specialize in guiding public and private waters throughout northern New Mexico. Our full service fly shop is conveniently located inside the De Vargas Mall and stocks everything you need to make your next fishing trip a success.Our staff of patient and professional instructors can help you maximize your time
Outspire Hiking and Snowshoeing
Outspire Hiking and Snowshoeing offers individually guided hikes and snowshoe adventures that will complement your visit to Santa Fe and the Southern Rockies. We seek out places of natural beauty you might not find on your own. Every trip is customized for your abilities, schedule and interests. Individuals, families, and small groups are all welcome.
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505-660-0394
Outspire Hiking and Snowshoeing offers individually guided hikes and snowshoe adventures that will complement your visit to Santa Fe and the Southern Rockies. We seek out places of natural beauty you might not find on your own. Every trip is customized for your abilities, schedule and interests. Individuals, families, and small groups are all welcome.
Santa Fe Mountain Adventures
Get outdoors and join us on an exceptional guided hike in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains or stunning canyon lands. All of our hikes are private and customized, with complimentary pick up from your place of lodging. We cater to solo travelers, couples, and families. Get off the beaten path and explore New Mexico's beautiful landscapes.
711 Don Diego Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87505
505-988-4000
Get outdoors and join us on an exceptional guided hike in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains or stunning canyon lands. All of our hikes are private and customized, with complimentary pick up from your place of lodging. We cater to solo travelers, couples, and families. Get off the beaten path and explore New Mexico's beautiful landscapes.


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