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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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Land of Enchantment Fly Fishing Guides
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. All the fly fishing gear you will need is provided for all of our fishing trips, at no additional cost. We offer transportation to and from most of the fishing spots - we'll pick you up at your hotel.>)))))*>
No physical location. Visit website.

505-629-5688
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. All the fly fishing gear you will need is provided for all of our fishing trips, at no additional cost. We offer transportation to and from most of the fishing spots - we'll pick you up at your hotel.>)))))*>
Glorieta Zip Tour: The High Five
"See the Sangre de Cristo mountains like you never have before! On our High Five Zip Tour experience, you'll harness up, ride the army truck, take a deep breath, then... ready, set... SOAR at high speeds over canyons and through the pines on a mile-long zipline tour. It's thrilling enough for the adventure-seeker but safe for the whole family!"
11 State Route 50

5056997848
"See the Sangre de Cristo mountains like you never have before! On our High Five Zip Tour experience, you'll harness up, ride the army truck, take a deep breath, then... ready, set... SOAR at high speeds over canyons and through the pines on a mile-long zipline tour. It's thrilling enough for the adventure-seeker but safe for the whole family!"
HIPICO Santa Fe
HIPICO Santa Fe hosts Exciting Equestrian Events, Art Exhibitions, Award-winning Craft Beer, Local Cuisine and Live Music - all on our beautiful grassy polo fields. Enjoy world class show jumping surrounded by mountains or choose to indulge in our unique VIP experience. Home to the New Mexico Center for Therapeutic Riding.
100 S. Polo Drive
Santa Fe, NM 875087
505-474-0999
HIPICO Santa Fe hosts Exciting Equestrian Events, Art Exhibitions, Award-winning Craft Beer, Local Cuisine and Live Music - all on our beautiful grassy polo fields. Enjoy world class show jumping surrounded by mountains or choose to indulge in our unique VIP experience. Home to the New Mexico Center for Therapeutic Riding.
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 Fly Fishing School
We are located on the Pecos River at the edge of the Village of Pecos. Fly fishing education is our primary focus. We will help you develop the skills you need to be more successful at trout fishing with a fly rod. We work with our clients to help them develop fly fishing skills that lead to greater independence on the river.
79 Camino Rincon Pecos, NM 87552

713-502-1809
We are located on the Pecos River at the edge of the Village of Pecos. Fly fishing education is our primary focus. We will help you develop the skills you need to be more successful at trout fishing with a fly rod. We work with our clients to help them develop fly fishing skills that lead to greater independence on the river.
Marty Sanchez Links de Santa Fe Golf Course
Featured on Golf Life & Fox Sports television networks, Santa Fe’s only municipal golf course offers golfers of all ages breathtaking 360-degree panoramic mountain views, scenic high-desert landscape, low rates & full-service amenities. Partake in the championship 18-hole course,driving range, practice greens, putting area, and a nationally ranked par three course.
205 Caja del Rio Rd.
Santa Fe, NM 87505
505-955-4400
Featured on Golf Life & Fox Sports television networks, Santa Fe’s only municipal golf course offers golfers of all ages breathtaking 360-degree panoramic mountain views, scenic high-desert landscape, low rates & full-service amenities. Partake in the championship 18-hole course,driving range, practice greens, putting area, and a nationally ranked par three course.
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Statewide road conditions can be accessed at http://www.nmroads.com/
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(800) 432-4269
Statewide road conditions can be accessed at http://www.nmroads.com/
Santa Fe Striders
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
No physical location. Visit website.

505-573-1558
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
Ski Santa Fe
Open Thanksgiving to April 5th, 2020. Skiing and Snowboarding recreation area located 16 miles from the heart of Santa Fe. Outstanding adult and children's ski school, lessons for all abilities, and 660 acres of Rocky Mountain terrain.
1477 State Highway 475
Santa Fe, NM 87508
505-982-4429
Open Thanksgiving to April 5th, 2020. Skiing and Snowboarding recreation area located 16 miles from the heart of Santa Fe. Outstanding adult and children's ski school, lessons for all abilities, and 660 acres of Rocky Mountain terrain.
Santa Fe Fat Tire Society
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.
369 Montezuma Ave. # 614
Santa Fe, NM 87501
5059468865
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.
Santa Fe Conservation Trust
The Santa Fe Conservation Trust partners with our community to keep northern New Mexico’s living lands and people flourishing together. We protect culturally and environmentally significant landscapes, ignite people’s passion for nature and enable the continual regeneration of our healthy place.
400 Kiva Ct., Suite B
Santa Fe, NM 87502
505-989-7019
The Santa Fe Conservation Trust partners with our community to keep northern New Mexico’s living lands and people flourishing together. We protect culturally and environmentally significant landscapes, ignite people’s passion for nature and enable the continual regeneration of our healthy place.
Ultra Santa Fe
Trail Running Event
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505-660-7468
Trail Running Event
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.
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!
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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