This 11-mile out-and-back climbs to two high-altitude lakes in New Mexico's Carson National Forest.
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Discover true quiet in this uncrowded forest.
Giant gypsum dunes and winter temperatures in the sixties are only some of the draws for this preserve.
Wander through the world's largest gypsum dune field in New Mexico.
Yapashi Pueblo Loop, Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico
Walking in this gypsum dunefield is hard—but it's worth the trouble.
Arizona: Lanphier Canyon-Blue River Loop, Blue Range Primitive Area, Apache & Sitgreaves National Forests, AZ/NM
Leave the desert heat and hike along side Lanphier Canyon Blue River Loop, take a dip in the cool Arizona water when the sun gets too hot.
Hike 11.2 miles and learn some local place names on this out-and-back to a secluded meadow high in the Sandia Mountains.
This 9.8-mile out-and-back connects old-growth evergreens and the Mogollon Mountains, a series of 10,000-foot peaks in Gila National Forest.
Winding past steep canyon walls and ancient fossil beds, this 6.6-mile out-and-back in the Sandia Mountains rewards with an overlook across the Rio Puerco Valley.
This 42-mile trek through the picturesque Pecos Wilderness high country features towering peaks, alpine lakes, and lots of wildlife.
Hit three 13,000-foot peaks in the Pecos Wilderness, the wildest wilderness south of Glacier.
Drop 750 feet underground through the bat-cave entrance of Carlsbad Cavern on this 2.4-mile hike that combines hundreds of impressive displays: stalactite-dripping nooks and crannies, massive domes, gypsum deposits, and fanciful rock formations.
Escape Sandia crowds on this often empty hike past wildflowers and berries, and keep an eye out for wildlife like bears.
On this 7.6-miler ideal for a leisurely overnight or longer day trip, trek through a high-desert wonderland en route to spectacular western panoramas from a meadow-topped mesa.
Summit the Southwest's most European mountain.
Snag a taste of some of the country's darkest skies on this 14.6 miles overnight shuttle hike in the Gila National Forest.
Climb across mesas and up canyon walls to a cave full of pictographs.
Connect alpine lakes and tag three summits on this wildflower- and wildlife-packed loop.