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New Mexico State Parks Reopen for Overnight Camping Oct 1

Santa Fe – The Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department’s (EMNRD) State Parks Division announces the reopening of overnight camping…
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New Mexico Road Trip | Bird Watching Down South

We may be social distancing, but the birds are not. As fall creeps in, migratory birds take flight on annual…
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Outdoor Things to Do | Bikepacking the Chama Charmer

There was a time when riding was all I did. I worked for a bike magazine when I moved to…
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backpacking Santa Fe New Mexico

Outdoor Things to Do | 4 Great Backpacking Trips in New Mexico

Looking to get away from it all? Backpacking offers an opportunity to reconnect with nature, escape the stresses of daily…
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Hikes Around Santa Fe

Santa Fe and the surrounding area have hundreds of miles of trails, offering a wide variety of options in line…
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Rio Grande in New Mexico

Where to Get Wet in Northern New Mexico

What would summer be without cold mountain water to help you beat the heat? Whether you seek to swim in…
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Camping Near Santa Fe: The Santa Fe National Forest

The Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial launch of the summer recreation season on the 1.6-million-acre Santa Fe National Forest…
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San Antonio Hot Springs

New Mexico Road Trips | Hot Springs and Mineral Baths

Hot springs represent a razón de ser in our beautiful state. You learn to love that smell (see the paragraph at…
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Trail Running in Santa Fe: An Urban Adventure

Trail running within the city limits? Don’t taunt me you think. “Oh you mean urban trail…running or is it urban…trailrunning?…
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Picnicking in Santa Fe

Picnic season is upon us and there's no better place than Santa Fe for enjoying a meal in the great…
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Visit New Mexico State Parks

1. Elephant Butte Lake State Park  If you like camping, fishing, boating, or just being outdoors, Elephant Butte is for…
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Mountain Biking Santa Fe New Mexico

Where to Go For Outdoor Activities Near Santa Fe

Santa Fe is an international vacation destination.  But if you have come to Santa Fe yet never left town, you…
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