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7 Beautiful And Scenic Trails In New Mexico That Are Perfect For Beginners

Hiking in the Land of Enchantment offers endless beauty, but some might think you have to complete a strenuous hike before reaching the best views. These easy hikes are perfect if you’ve just started hiking in New Mexico, and have the best scenery in the Southwest. Get ready to be blown away by the beauty of these seven scenic trails without having the energy taken out of you.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

What other beautiful and easy hikes would you add to the list? We’d love to hear about where you go hiking in the comments!

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