Taos has 16 hiking trails. These trails range from 1 to 75 miles in length. The most popular trails are Wheeler Peak, Comanche Creek and Manby Hot Springs. Trails.com member John L. recently completed Wheeler Peak.
Wheeler PeakView Trail Details
A long day hike or moderate overnight trip to the dramatic summit of New Mexico’s highest peak
Wheeler Peak Wilderness Area TrailsView Trail Details
Today, hikers and recreationists in ever-increasing numbers converge on the Wheeler Peak Wilderness. Most seek to stand atop New Mexico’s highest ...
Sawmill ParkView Trail Details
The 3-mile-long meadow by Sawmill Creek is one of New Mexico’s easiestto- reach high-country destinations. The grades of this trail are gentle ...
Columbine Canyon To Hondo CanyonView Trail Details
More than a century ago, miners blasted tunnels in the walls of Columbine Canyon, and the slopes bear the scars of the search for treasure. Throughout ...
Manby Hot SpringsView Trail Details
This is a fabulous grouping of hot springs bubbling into several rock-lined pools along an undeveloped portion of the Rio Grande Gorge. The source ...
Trampas LakesView Trail Details
This is a long day hike or overnight trip to two beautiful alpine lakes in the Pecos Wilderness.
The northern end of the Pecos Wilderness is ...
Comanche CreekView Trail Details
The valley of Comanche Creek is quintessential Valle Vidal, a region defi ned by open and expansive grasslands, shimmering creeks, and islands ...
Gold HillView Trail Details
At 12,711 feet, Gold Hill qualifies more as a mountain than a hill, and hikers won’t find any precious metal on the summit. And although Gold ...
San Antonio Wilderness Study Area TrailsView Trail Details
People often assume from its name that this wilderness study area includes 10,908-foot San Antonio Mountain, the dramatic long-extinct volcanic ...
Columbine-Hondo Wilderness Study Area TrailsView Trail Details
Located between the Latir Peak and wheeler peak wildernesses, The columbine–hondo wsa is larger than these sister areas but comparable in terms ...
Horseshoe LakeView Trail Details
Horseshoe and Lost lakes lie in rugged bowls at the foot of the highest ridge in New Mexico. The trail to the lakes is surprisingly gentle, threading ...
Heart Lake And Latir MesaView Trail Details
At the close of the most recent Ice Age, glaciers melted from the highest peaks of the Sangre de Cristo range and left behind a dozen small lakes ...
Serpent LakeView Trail Details
A hike to an alpine lake and high peak on the northern edge of the Pecos Wilderness.
San Leonardo LakesView Trail Details
A day hike or overnight trip to a pair of natural alpine lakes tucked into the jagged peaks of the Pecos Wilderness.
A day or overnight hike to a high peak above Red River and Taos Ski Valley with bristlecone pines, tundra, and spectacular views.
Williams LakeView Trail Details
A moderate hike to an alpine lake at the base of Wheeler Peak.