The 10 Best Places In New Mexico To Go On An Unforgettable Picnic

Picnics are a staple of summer in New Mexico. Given our state’s size and its natural beauty, there are virtually endless options available to you. However, if you’re in need of inspiration, consider these 10 spots for your next picnic. Some of our suggestions offer picnic tables and grills, while others are more of a BYOB (bring your own blanket) situation. All of these sites are gorgeous, and many are a little off the beaten path.

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:

We know this list is incomplete. After all, there are oodles of amazing picnic spots in New Mexico. What’s your favorite?