The Ultimate Bucket List For Anyone In New Mexico Who Loves The Outdoors

You don’t have to love the idea of roughing it in the wilderness to take advantage of New Mexico’s staggering scenery. There are plenty of easy ways to immerse yourself in nature and enjoy the great outdoors. We have some ideas to get you started. Here are New Mexico’s 12 most iconic locales that belong on every outdoor enthusiast’s bucket list.

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: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

How many of these have you been to and which places would you add to your list?

If you’d like to try some short walks, check out this previous article devoted to easy hikes in New Mexico. And, until the next time you’re able to escape into nature, you can always just soak in the wonder of these pretty places.