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Best trails in Santa Fe

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Looking for a great trail near Santa Fe, New Mexico? AllTrails has 98 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Hyde Memorial State Park or Cerrillos Hills State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Diablo Canyon Recreation Area or Arroyo Hono Open Space. Ready for some activity? There are 46 moderate trails in Santa Fe ranging from 1.4 to 19.9 miles and from 5,472 to 12,024 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Santa Fe
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#1 - Nambe Lake Trail
Santa Fe National Forest
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 4 h 14 m
This is a really nice hike that starts at the Santa Fe Ski Area parking lot. Look for the Windsor Trail sign and there is not a Nambe Trail sign at the start point. The trail starts off with a moderatShow more
#2 - Atalaya Mountain Trail
Santa Fe National Forest
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Length: 6.4 mi • Est. 3 h 35 m
This is a short day hike from St. Johns College trail head east side of the city of Santa Fe, NM into the edge of the Santa Fe National forest. Show more
#3 - Picacho Peak Trail
Santa Fe National Forest
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 2 h 10 m
Note: As of June 2019, the beginning of the trail is CLOSED due to the river, but you can easily pick it up on the other side of the trail.Show more
#4 - Deception Peak and Lake Peak
Santa Fe National Forest
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 4 h 10 m
Deception Peak and Lake Peak is a 6.1 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Santa Fe, New Mexico that features a lake and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trShow more
#5 - Borrego-Bear Wallow-Winsor Triangle Trail
Hyde Memorial State Park
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 2 h 6 m
Borrego-Bear Wallow-Winsor Triangle Trail is a 3.8 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Santa Fe, New Mexico that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers Show more
#6 - Chamisa Trail
Santa Fe National Forest
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 35 m
Chamisa Trail is a 4.5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Santa Fe, New Mexico that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optionsShow more
#7 - Tesuque Peak via Aspen Vista Trail FR 102
Santa Fe National Forest
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Length: 11.6 mi • Est. 6 h 8 m
Tesuque Peak via Aspen Vista Trail FR 102 is a 11.6 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Santa Fe, New Mexico that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a Show more
#8 - Dale Ball Trails North
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 2 h 9 m
Dale Ball Trails North is a 4.4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Santa Fe, New Mexico that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity opShow more
#9 - Santa Fe Baldy via Windsor Trail
Santa Fe National Forest
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Length: 13.5 mi • Est. 7 h 49 m
Santa Fe Baldy via Windsor Trail is a 13.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Santa Fe, New Mexico that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The trail iShow more
#10 - Sun Mountain Trail
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 1 h 3 m
Please be respectful of Sun Mountain Trail. Stay on trail and clean up after your dogs at all times to avoid the possible shutdown of this trail! Stay on the trail itself to avoid widening the paths, Show more
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