All posts in NM Outdoor Adventures

  • 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 […]

  • Lincoln National Forest
    December 9, 2014, Comments Off on Lincoln National Forest

    Birthplace of Smokey the Bear, Lincoln National Forest covers over 1.1 million acres in parts of four counties in southeastern New Mexico. There are three major mountain ranges: Sacramento, Gadalupe […]

  • Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge
    November 12, 2014, Comments Off on Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge

    Located on the Rio Grande, the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge (The Bosque) encompasses over 57,000 acres, of which more than half is wilderness area. The rich and varied […]

  • Top 5 Places to go Boating in New Mexico
    July 6, 2014, Comments Off on Top 5 Places to go Boating in New Mexico

    New Mexico doesn’t have a lot of lakes or shoreline, but there are still some wonderful little getaway spots tucked here and there in the state for avid boater. Here […]

  • Santa Fe National Forest
    June 11, 2014, Comments Off on Santa Fe National Forest

    From desert to grassland, meadows to mesas, canyons to peaks, the Santa Fe National Forest is a lovely to start your New Mexico outdoor adventure and to enjoy the magnificent […]

  • Brantley Lake State Park
    April 17, 2014, Comments Off on Brantley Lake State Park

    Located just north of Carlsbad, New Mexico, this charming desert park sits on Brantley Lake, a man-made reservoir created when Brantley Dam was placed across the Pecos River. This southern-most […]

  • Red River Ski Area
    January 15, 2014, Comments Off on Red River Ski Area

    Located at the top of the Enchanted Circle in the Southern Rockies of Northern New Mexico, Red River Ski Area is a great little ski and snowboard area. With an […]

  • El Capitan
    Guadalupe Mountains National Park
    December 4, 2013, Comments Off on Guadalupe Mountains National Park

    The Guadalupe Mountains sit astride the border between New Mexico and Texas and the park was set aside specifically due to its geology. 250 million years ago, an inland sea […]

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