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12 Incredible Hikes Under 5 Miles Everyone In New Mexico Should Take

Some New Mexicans like nothing better than waking up early on a weekend and hitting the trails for lengthy day hikes. That’s great – kudos if you’re one of those people. But others are just looking to squeeze a nature fix or workout into their day between errands or before a Netflix marathon. That’s why we’ve put together this list of short hikes in New Mexico. You’ll get plenty of cardio without a serious time commitment on these 12 trails.

What other awesome New Mexico hikes clock in at five miles or less?

Juliet White
New Mexico staff writer for Only In Your State and freelance writer. A committed travel junkie, Juliet has lived on two continents, but believes that the sunsets in New Mexico are the best. She can be reached on Twitter @JulietWrites.