Your Kids Will Love This Easy 1-Mile Waterfall Hike Right Here In New Mexico

Hiking in the Land of Enchantment is so plentiful, it can be hard to find the perfect trail for everyone in the family. This short hike in Santa Fe National Forest offers a simple yet unique hike that’s perfect for kids and adults alike. At the end, you’ll find a beautiful waterfall to spend the afternoon at, and the area is small enough that the kids can explore while you take in the awesome views.

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For another cool hike in the Santa Fe National Forest, check out this trail that leads to a hidden oasis.