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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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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.
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.
Artful Angler
Experienced local guide service specializing in environmental education based fly fishing trips that can take you to some of the most beautiful rivers and lakes in the region. I can also arrange to incorporate cultural tours and/or wine tasting into your fishing trip.
No physical location. Visit website.

505-603-2119
Experienced local guide service specializing in environmental education based fly fishing trips that can take you to some of the most beautiful rivers and lakes in the region. I can also arrange to incorporate cultural tours and/or wine tasting into your fishing trip.
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.
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.
The Club at Las Campanas
Nestled at the foot of the stunning Sangre de Cristo Mountains, The Club at Las Campanas offers a truly unique setting in which to enjoy an ideal life in Santa Fe. The Club at Las Campanas opened in 1991, and is the only full-service private club in northern New Mexico--with exquisite club amenities just six miles from the cultural mecca of downtown Santa Fe including two Signature Nicklaus Golf Courses, a Fitness & Tennis Center and world-class equestrian center.
132 Clubhouse Drive
Santa Fe, NM 87507
505-995-3500
Nestled at the foot of the stunning Sangre de Cristo Mountains, The Club at Las Campanas offers a truly unique setting in which to enjoy an ideal life in Santa Fe. The Club at Las Campanas opened in 1991, and is the only full-service private club in northern New Mexico--with exquisite club amenities just six miles from the cultural mecca of downtown Santa Fe including two Signature Nicklaus Golf Courses, a Fitness & Tennis Center and world-class equestrian center.
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!
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.
No physical location. Visit website.

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
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.
Glorieta Adventure Camps
Nestled in the foothills of the Southern Rockies, Glorieta Adventure Camps offers a mountainous escape perfect for the casual camper, outdoor adventurer, or extreme sport enthusiast. Our expansive trails, open to the public August to May, are great for hiking and mountain biking. We offer great lodging and activity options for retreat groups, families, and more.
11 State Route 50
Glorieta, NM 87535
505-757-6161
Nestled in the foothills of the Southern Rockies, Glorieta Adventure Camps offers a mountainous escape perfect for the casual camper, outdoor adventurer, or extreme sport enthusiast. Our expansive trails, open to the public August to May, are great for hiking and mountain biking. We offer great lodging and activity options for retreat groups, families, and more.
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.


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