In the midst of piñon juniper and ponderosa pine woodlands of the sangre de cristo mountains not far from santa fe the remains of indian pueblos stand as meaningful reminders of. New mexico was obviously located along important trade and migration routes as seen by the huge amount of national historic trails.
While santa fe the capital city of new mexico offers visitors a seemingly endless array of museums cultural landmarks and spiritual experiences the region is also home to countless national parks and hiking opportunities.
Santa fe new mexico national parks. Alerts in effect dismiss dismiss view all alerts contact us. Top santa fe national parks. Santa fe national historic trail.
After all the red and orange soaked hues of the high desert are what initially inspired the artists who fell in love. Exposed to the wind within a sweeping valley of short grass prairie amid the swales of the santa fe trail lie the territorial style adobe remnants of the largest 19th century military fort in the region. See reviews and photos of national parks in santa fe new mexico on tripadvisor.
The santa fe national historic trail was one of the earliest routes to the west that connected santa fe with the frontier town of independence missouri. National monument fort union watrous nm. Top santa fe parks nature attractions.
6 of 35 nature parks in santa fe there is a paved trail with a mild to moderate hike up to the cross or you can drive and park and walk to the bluff it is a beautiful spot and i learned so much about the local history on the plaques along the walk. National historical park new mexico. One of the most.
Carlsbad caverns national park. Directions to pecos national historical park new mexico national parks 14. 505 438 5390 fire info hotline.
96 of 363 nature parks in new mexico we drove up 475 from santa fe to ski santa fe closed in the summer and found the winsor trail trailhead at the west end of the parking lot. Gateway to the plains. See reviews and photos of parks gardens other nature attractions in santa fe new mexico on tripadvisor.
Beautiful scenery and fun hike. Santa fe national forest headquarters 11 forest lane santa fe nm 87508. Now a national historical park not far from santa fe demonstrates the cultural exchange and geographic features central to the rich history of the pecos valley.