Santa Fe, NM Trails and Parks

Santa Fe has 77 trails in the vicinity, including 39 for mountain biking and 29 hiking trails. These trails range from 2.1 to 445 miles in length. The most popular trails are Atalaya Mountain, Nambe Lake and Tent Rocks. Trails.com member Ribbertnath K. recently completed Hyde Memorial State Park.
  • Tent RocksView Trail Details

    7 Reviews

    Santa Fe, NM

    • Hiking  
    •  1.5–2 hours
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    A day hike through eroded rock pinnacles and a slot canyon.

  • Santa Fe BaldyView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Santa Fe, NM

    • Hiking  
    •  7–8 hours
    •  14 miles
    •  Guide

    A long day hike or moderate overnight hike to a high summit in the Pecos Wilderness.

  • Nambe LakeView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Santa Fe, NM

    • Hiking  
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    Nambe Lake is a crystal-clear gem tucked in a glacial valley between Lake Peak and Santa Fe Baldy. It lies barely a half mile from the lifts ...

  • Spirit LakeView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Santa Fe, NM

    • Hiking  
    •  10.8 miles
    •  Guide

    The climb to Spirit Lake is a summer getaway from the tourist crowds in Santa Fe, but on weekends the Winsor Trail receives heavy use by hikers. ...

  • Black Canyon TrailView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Santa Fe, NM

    • Hiking  
    •  45 minutes
    •  2.1 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike, close to Santa Fe, is suitable for children, well shaded, and a good introduction to the mountain terrain, fir-aspen belt vegetation, ...

  • Dale Ball Trails CentralView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Santa Fe, NM

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1 to 1.5 hours
    •  6.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Through the rolling piñon and juniper-covered foothills just north of Santa Fe. The Dale Ball Trails Central are a collection of connecting singletrack ...

  • Rio Nambe CreekView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Santa Fe, NM

    • Hiking  
    •  Day hike
    •  4.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike, which uses Borrego Trail 150, is varied in terrain. A long portion of it parallels a lush streambed, making it a great choice for ...

  • Raven's RidgeView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Santa Fe, NM

    • Hiking  
    •  Day hike
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    Although this hike is not on the topo map or in other hiking books, it is easy to find, as much of it parallels the Pecos Wilderness boundary. ...

  • Aspen VistaView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Santa Fe, NM

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  2 to 3.5 hours
    •  12.1 miles
    •  Guide

    A high-alpine ride up to the summit of Tesuque Peak (12,045 feet). This ride holds a special place in my heart. Back in the early 1970s my wife, ...

  • Chamisa Trail LoopView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Santa Fe, NM

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1.5 to 2.5 hours
    •  8.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Great riding in the foothills just north of downtown Santa Fe. This is a wonderful ride that takes in the best sections of three different trails ...

  • Atalaya MountainView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Santa Fe, NM

    • Hiking  
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    A climb to the top of Atalaya Mountain on the outskirts of Santa Fe provides hikers with a unique view of the old city. The steep but pleasant ...

  • Cave Creek And Horsethief MeadowView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Santa Fe, NM

    • Hiking  
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    It’s a curious twist on the old disappearing stream trick. At The Sinks in Wyoming, the Lost River in Idaho, and a score of other spots, visitors ...

  • San Juan and Chamisa TrailsView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Santa Fe, NM

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1.5 to 2.5 hours
    •  7.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Great riding in the foothills just north of downtown Santa Fe. This is a great mountain bike outing that offers up a variety of technical sections ...

  • Arroyo de los Chamisos TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Santa Fe, NM

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  30 minutes to 1 hour
    •  7.4 miles
    •  Guide

    The path follows along Arroyo de los Chamisos, a major drainage system in the southeast part of town. The Arroyo de los Chamisos Trail is a nice ...

  • Dale Ball Trails NorthView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Santa Fe, NM

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  30 to 45 minutes
    •  3.7 miles
    •  Guide

    Through the rolling piñon and juniper-covered foothills just north of Santa Fe. This short little ride is on a new trail system located just ...

  • La Vega LoopView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Santa Fe, NM

    • Hiking  
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    New Mexico’s mountains offer high-country wildfl ower displays from mid- June through the end of August. Any trail can put hikers in the thick ...

  • Windsor TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Santa Fe, NM

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1.5 to 2.5 hours
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    A wonderful downhill adventure along the Tesuque Creek drainage. A highly touted and very popular ride, the Windsor Trail is 10 miles of excellent, ...

  • Tesuque CreekView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Santa Fe, NM

    • Hiking  
    •  2 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    A short day hike to a rushing mountain stream within minutes of Santa Fe. This hike’s proximity to Santa Fe is part of its attraction. Within ...

  • Stewart LakeView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Santa Fe, NM

    • Hiking  
    •  13 miles
    •  Guide

    The ramble to Stewart Lake is an exhilarating trip along canyons and ridges of the main crest of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. The destination ...

  • Chamisa TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Santa Fe, NM

    •  2.5 hours
    •  5.3 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike is close to Santa Fe and offers a good workout as well as great exposure to piñon-juniper and mixed conifer vegetation belts. ...

  • La VegaView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Santa Fe, NM

    • Hiking  
    •  Day hike
    •  6.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Because this trail begins at the Santa Fe Ski Basin, it has less use than those closer to Santa Fe. Its destination is a beautiful valley complete ...

  • Tesuque PeakView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Santa Fe, NM

    • Hiking  
    •  Day hike
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike is considered moderate in spite of the distance it covers. It follows Forest Road 150 with no steep inclines out-and-back. We found ...

  • Capital City CruiseView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Santa Fe, NM

    • Road Biking  
    •  50.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This local favorite starts at the beautifully landscaped State Capitol and makes a big loop around Santa Fe, incorporating the smooth pavement ...

  • Caja del Rio NorthView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Santa Fe, NM

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1 to 2 hours
    •  8.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Through the gentle rolling hills just northwest of Santa Fe on the Caja del Rio Plateau. The Caja del Rio Plateau is a wild, seldom-used area ...

  • Caja del Rio PlateauView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Santa Fe, NM

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  3 hours
    •  16.7 miles
    •  Guide

    The Caja del Rio Plateau is a wide-open expanse punctuated by a few modest mountains sparsely covered by high desert chaparral, pinyon, and juniper. ...