Best Backpacking in New Mexico

This list represents the most popular backpacking in New Mexico. Use this list to plan your next New Mexico backpacking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

A day hike or easy overnight trip along a high lush ridge of the White Mountain Wilderness. The ...
A long day hike or overnight trip to a high alpine lake at the base of Santa Fe Baldy. ...
Wheeler Peak Trail #90 is a hiking trail in Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico. It is within ...
The Pajarito Plateau of Bandelier National Monument is like an amphitheater of the past ...
The ramble to Stewart Lake is an exhilarating trip along canyons and ridges of the main ...
A long day hike or moderate overnight hike to a high summit in the Pecos Wilderness. Santa ...
La Luz Trail (137) is a hiking and horse trail in Bernalillo County and Sandoval County, ...
The Sandia Mountains tower over Albuquerque, rising abruptly from the east side of the ...
A two- or three-day loop backpack through lush old-growth forest into one of the least ...
A spectacular overnight hike from the Texas desert into the New Mexico mountains. The ...
The Zuni-Acoma Trail spans overlapping lava flows from five volcanoes, following an ancient ...
A 2- or 3-day backpack following the high, forested, western rim of the Sacramento Mountains. The ...
This high ridge hike along the crest offers spectacular vistas of Whitewater Canyon and ...
A loop day hike or overnight trip along mountain streams through the lush White Mountain ...
A two- to three-day backpacking trip to remote mountaintop fire lookout in the heart of ...
This hike follows the crest of the Mogollon Mountains in the Gila highlands with expansive ...
The crest of the Mogollon Range offers spectacular vistas, especially along the many openings ...
The route includes wonderful vistas of Sheridan Gulch and Dry Creek Canyon. The historic ...
There is year-round vehicular access to this lower-elevation trailhead to Mogollon Creek ...
This short but exhilarating hike begins with expansive vistas from the upper end of the ...
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