Taos, New Mexico

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Taos, New Mexico, USA

Recreation in Taos, New Mexico

Recreation Areas

  • Sugarite Canyon
    211 Highway 526, Raton, NM 87740
    10 miles North East of Raton
    575-445-5607, Plenty of hiking, picnicking, camping and fishing. Visit the Visitors' Center for local and regional information. more info  map


  • West Rim Trail
    505-758-8851, Round trip ride is about 18 miles including winding trails at 700 feet up and down. Water available at the bridge campground. Start from the rest area on U.S. Hwy. 64,... more info  map

Hiking & Climbing

  • Elliott Barker Trail
    1.5 miles West of Angel Fire Highway
    505-758-6200, Spectacular vistas of mountains and meadows will reward cyclists who challenge the roads and trails of the Carson National Forest. more info  map

Outfitters & Guides

Rafting & Canoeing

  • Far Flung Adventures
    P.O. Box 707, El Prado, NM 87529
    575-758-2628, Since 1976, most experienced whitewater guides. Half or full day, premier camping trips, music and gourmet trips�Rio Grande and Chama. more info

  • Los Rios River Runners
    PO Box 2734   , Taos, NM 87571
    575-776-8854, Raft the whitewaters of the world-famous Taos Box. Float through the spectacular Chama river canyon and sleep under the stars. Enjoy a traditional Pueblo Indian feast... more info  map

Snow Sports

  • Anel Fire
    22 miles East of Taos
    505-377-2301, Various elevation levels and runs. more info  map

  • Taos Ski Valley
    116 sutton place, Taos, NM 87525
    Taos Ski Valley
    505-776-2291, One of the best skier's mountains preserving the sport's adventurous spirit rather than just providing a posh winter getaway. Taos comes through with a ski experience... more info  map

Miscellaneous Activities

  • Taos Native Sons Adventures
    1033-A Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571
    505-758-9342, They hold full tour operator permits with the United States Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management which allows us to design broad-based tours which take you... more info  map


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