The Breathtaking Canyon Hike In New Mexico That Takes You To Sacred Ancient Homes

While there are endless hikes in New Mexico, this hike in the famous Bandelier National Monument is not only surrounded by breathtaking nature, it will also take you up close and personal with the homes of Ancestral Pueblo people. This trail won’t take too much out of you physically, but it is absolutely astonishing to see a piece of Southwest history like this up close and personal. There are dozens of hikes in Los Alamos, and especially within Bandelier, but this canyon hike with a ladder up to ancient alcoves is truly a one-of-a-kind hiking experience in the Land of Enchantment.

Have you ever climbed within an ancient home in this National Monument in Los Alamos? What was it like? We’d love to hear all about your trip in the comments, and don’t forget to then go share photos from your hiking adventures with us in our New Mexico Nature Lovers Facebook group, or tag us on Instagram by tagging #onlyinnewmexico for a chance to be featured.

For another unique nature hike in the Land of Enchantment, check out this trail that will lead you straight to the most refreshing swimming hole in New Mexico.