All posts in NM Outdoor Adventures

November 16, 2016, Comments Off on Elephant Lake and Elephant Lake State Park

Located in the lower Rio Grande Valley in New Mexico, Elephant Butte Lake State Park is the state’s largest and most popular park. The 40-mile-long reservoir offers all sort of […]

Rio Grande Nature Center State Park

March 26, 2016, Comments Off on Rio Grande Nature Center State Park

Located on the central Rio Grande River flyway, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the Rio Grande Nature Center State Park is a fun place to view the thousan ...

Ski Santa Fe!

February 2, 2016, Comments Off on Ski Santa Fe!

Nestled in the stunning Sangre de Cristo (which means blood of Christ) Mountains just a few miles from Santa Fe, New Mexico, Ski Santa Fe is 660 acres ...

Oliver Lee Memorial State Park

January 23, 2016, Comments Off on Oliver Lee Memorial State Park

Set at the desert foot of the dramatic Sacramento Mountains, Oliver Lee Memorial State Park in New Mexico is a great place to camp during the Spring, ...

  • Ski Taos
    Taos Ski Valley
    December 14, 2015, Comments Off on Taos Ski Valley

    Taos Ski Valley is one of the most popular places to ski in New Mexico! With more than 300 days of sunshine and over 300 inches of snow each winter, […]

  • Petroglyph National Monument
    October 12, 2015, 1 Comment

    Named for the Native American rock art (petroglyphs) that dot the park, Petroglyph National Monument is a rugged reminder of the ancient lava flows and volcanic activity that once rocked […]

  • Capulin Volcano National Monument
    July 11, 2015, 1 Comment

    More than 60,000 years ago, a giant volcano blew its top. A rain of cooling cinders formed a perfectly shaped cone over 1,000 feet high. Today, it’s known as Capulin […]

  • White Sands National Monument
    June 22, 2015, Comments Off on White Sands National Monument

    Gleaming like arctic snow, the sand dunes of White Sands National Monument are anything but cold. Here, great wave-like dunes of gypsum sand have engulfed 275 square miles of desert […]

  • El Malpais National Monument
    May 13, 2015, Comments Off on El Malpais National Monument

    El Malpais National Monument is one of the most unique outdoor adventure areas in the Southwest. El Malpais means “the bad country” in Spanish, so named by the Conquistadors who […]

  • Carlsbad Caverns National Park
    April 24, 2015, Comments Off on Carlsbad Caverns National Park

    Beneath the Chihuahuan Desert and Guadalupe Mountains of southeastern New Mexico is a hidden wonder. It’s hard to image that under a rather bleak stretch of cactus, rock and sand […]

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