Best Snowshoeing in New Mexico

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

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#1. Sandia Mountain Wilderness Area Trails


The Sandia Mountain Wilderness is indeed a study in contrasts and compromises. The north-south trending range, approximately 30 miles long and less than 10 miles wide, has wilderness designation at bo…
From the guidebook "New Mexico's Wilderness Areas: The Complete Guide"
Albuquerque, NM - Hiking, Snowshoeing - 112 miles
Published by Westcliffe Publishers

#2. Gila Wilderness Area Trails


The Gila Wilderness is one of America’s great wildernesses. But its significance lies not only in its size—more than twice as vast as the next largest wilderness in New Mexico, the Pecos—but also in i…
From the guidebook "New Mexico's Wilderness Areas: The Complete Guide"
Silver City, NM - Hiking, Horseback Riding, Snowshoeing
Published by Westcliffe Publishers

#3. Manzano Mountain Wilderness Area Trails


Ask people if they’ve hiked in the Manzano Mountains, and many will say yes. They’ve been to Fourth of July Canyon in the fall to see the foliage display, or perhaps they’ve been to John F. Kennedy Ca…
From the guidebook "New Mexico's Wilderness Areas: The Complete Guide"
Albuquerque, NM - Hiking, Snowshoeing - 100 miles
Published by Westcliffe Publishers

#4. Valles Caldera National Preserve


The trail takes you up to a midlevel ridge for a glimpse of the landscapes hidden in the Baca. Peaking over 9,100 feet, it’s one of the cooler summer hikes. In winter, its modest gain in elevation is…
From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Albuquerque"
Jemez Springs, NM - Cross-Country Skiing, Hiking, Snowshoeing - 2.9 miles
Published by Menasha Ridge Press