All posts in NM Outdoor Adventures

  • 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, Fall and Winter […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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