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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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New Mexico River Adventures
New Mexico River Adventures is Top Rated River Outfitter in the state. We are proud to have the most professional, safety conscience and fun guides in NM. Plan all of your adventures with us. From Rock Climbing to Rafting, let us help make memories to last a lifetime. Come experience the NMRA difference first hand and Immerse yourself in the Land of Enchantment.
2217 Hwy 68
Embudo, NM 87531
505-983-7756
New Mexico River Adventures is Top Rated River Outfitter in the state. We are proud to have the most professional, safety conscience and fun guides in NM. Plan all of your adventures with us. From Rock Climbing to Rafting, let us help make memories to last a lifetime. Come experience the NMRA difference first hand and Immerse yourself in the Land of Enchantment.
New Wave Rafting
New Wave Rafting Co., located on the banks of the Rio Grande, has been providing high quality river trips since 1980, on both the Rio Grande and Rio Chama. Multi-day, full-day and half-day trips range in difficulty from Class 2 (easy) to Class 4+ (difficult), for kids from 4 and up, to seniors. Buffet-style (all you can eat) lunches are served on full-day trips.
2110 State Highway 68
Embudo, NM 87531
800-984-1444
New Wave Rafting Co., located on the banks of the Rio Grande, has been providing high quality river trips since 1980, on both the Rio Grande and Rio Chama. Multi-day, full-day and half-day trips range in difficulty from Class 2 (easy) to Class 4+ (difficult), for kids from 4 and up, to seniors. Buffet-style (all you can eat) lunches are served on full-day trips.
Adaptive Sports Program New Mexico
The Adaptive Sports Program of New Mexico (ASPNM) has provided outdoor recreational opportunities for children and adults with disabilities throughout the state for over 30 years. With activities ranging from adaptive skiing and snowboarding to golf, rock climbing, water sports, and much more, ASPNM gives those living with disabilities the sense of freedom, accomplishment, and joy that comes with participating in outdoor activities.
2301 South Court
Santa Fe, NM 87505
5055772788
The Adaptive Sports Program of New Mexico (ASPNM) has provided outdoor recreational opportunities for children and adults with disabilities throughout the state for over 30 years. With activities ranging from adaptive skiing and snowboarding to golf, rock climbing, water sports, and much more, ASPNM gives those living with disabilities the sense of freedom, accomplishment, and joy that comes with participating in outdoor activities.
Ski New Mexico
Your New Mexico vacation and travel planning information can be found at Ski New Mexico. Snowboarding in New Mexico is great, with short lift lines, great terrain, and deep powder. Ski resort jobs and employment opportunities in New Mexico.
PO Box 2108
Santa Fe, NM 87504
505-858-2422
Your New Mexico vacation and travel planning information can be found at Ski New Mexico. Snowboarding in New Mexico is great, with short lift lines, great terrain, and deep powder. Ski resort jobs and employment opportunities in New Mexico.


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