Grab a friend, water and your hiking shoes. Let’s enjoy the cool air and beautiful views. SANTA FE HIKES: First-time adventures • Dale Ball Trails – with connections to Dorothy Stewart Trail, Atalaya Mountain, and the Little Tesuque River • La Tierra Trails • The Sun Mountain Trail • Arroyo Hondo Open Space trails • Galisteo Basin Preserve trails • Glorieta Camps 2.0 SANTA FE MOUNTAIN TRAILS: Mountain Rangers If it’s hot in the lowlands, head into the national forest on foot, bicycle, car, or even public transit in the form of the NCRTD’s “Mountain Route.” • Chamisa Trail • The Bear Wallow Trail and Borrego Trail • Big Tesuque Trail • Aspen Vista • Alamo Vista Trail • Norski Trails • The Rio en Medio Trail • Raven’s Ridge Trail More about a few of my favorite trails: Picacho Peak Trail | 3.9 miles, 1,329 feet Amazing 22-mile Dale Ball Trail system that borders the city of Santa Fe, Picasa Peak offers enormous rewards for the work involved. Don’t forget your camera 😉 ATALAYA MOUNTAIN TRAIL 5.8 miles 1,776 feet of elevation gain This challenging trail starts from a trailhead at St. John’s College and continues for a few miles through Ponderosa pines, Junipers and Pinions until you reach the top. ENJOY the expansive views of Santa Fe, 2,000 feet below. If in Taos, this is a must! Williams Lake Trail | 5.2 miles, 1,025 feet Starting at the Taos Ski Valley, it ventures into the Mount Wheeler Wilderness. Enjoy the views and the waterfall!
Trails, trails and more trails!