8 Picturesque Trails In New Mexico That Are Perfect For Winter Hiking

One of the most surprising things about New Mexico isn’t that many parts of the state receive snow in winter. It’s the speed at which that snow melts. Glance out your door first thing and you might find three inches of powder. By lunchtime, they’re gone, leaving stray patches of white dotting only the most heavily-shaded ground. Regardless of snowfall, the intense blue of a New Mexican sky is enough to lure us out of our homes during the colder months. So, of course, we hit the trails. Here are 8 picturesque hikes to try this season:

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