Explore the best kid friendly trails in New Mexico with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

awesome untill a creepy old guy took his clothes off and got in the hot spring we were in...there are 3 and none had anyone there...strange...

great trail! Saw a lot of people from lower elevations having issues, and the last little stretch is tough. Totally worth it! It had great views! Bring lots of water, it gets hot.

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22 hours ago

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1 day ago

excellent trail, easy trail , nice old buildings, good trail for beginners

wear your sunblock!

Good little hike that varies in length depending on how long you you want to go.

This is a very nice, groomed trail easy to walk any time of day. There is a short trail of about a mile around the lake and a longer 2.2 mile loop with park benches. At the back end of the trail is a little waterfall and creek which is a pleasant place to rest and snack. We saw an osprey dive bombing fish in the lake and heard bugling elk.

Nice east trail, moderate. ......stopped and hiked with a local crucan......learned some local history........will do this trail again!

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2 days ago

hiking
2 days ago

A sign at the trailhead says the trail is closed; I hiked it anyway as it is a 30 minute drive from the highway. Nice and easy hike.

glorious view

Very nice area need to us grudging grave trail to access west fork many river crossings and a cliff dwelling

Very nice hike, at this time-west fork trail is only accessible by this route. Look for cave dwelling at about mile 3, many river crossings and wildlife, basically level terrain

Nice views for an easy hike. Kept within view of the highway, which was a bummer. The rock and plant diversity was very fascinating for native Kansas though!

My girlfriend and I hiked this trail mid-day in a Friday. Did not encounter anyone. The trail wasn’t to bad to hike and had great views, Overlooking the forest and within. We came across plenty on wild life and was able to hear an elk close by but did not see it. I recommend this trail if you are in the area. But it can be difficult if you’re not in decent shape.