outdoor recreation

With 300+ days of sunshine a year and over a thousand square miles of public wilderness lands, there are hundreds of reasons to explore the great outdoors in Taos. Find your perfect outdoor adventure here.

Explore the over 200,000 acres contained in the The Rio Grande Del Norte National Monument. If outdoor adventures are not your thing, Taos has an unending array of indoor activities from painting, writing, pottery workshops, and yoga.

Rafting, Paddleboard, Kayak & Funyak

The best whitewater rafting in New Mexico is found here. Discover a diverse selection of lakes, river stretches and holes to ride, wade and paddle in.

Skiing & Snowboarding

Get to know all of the ski resorts located in Northern New Mexico! In Northern New Mexico and within 84… Read more »

Mountain Villages & Towns

Day trip to entirely different worlds and be back in Taos for dinner. Taos is the ideal homebase for exploring… Read more »

Hot Springs and Day Spas

Mineral Springs and Day Spas in and around Taos New Mexico is blessed with some of the finest hot springs… Read more »

Ballooning, Zipline, Chairlift

The sky is indeed big and blue in Northern New Mexico. It’s an adventure in itself up there, from Taos’… Read more »

Camping, Glamping & RV’s

The way we travel has changed. We no longer want a generic, one-size-fits-all vacation. We want to explore on our… Read more »


When most people think of New Mexico, they think of painted deserts and green chile.  Few would consider it a… Read more »

Golf, Disc Golf, Tennis, Soccer

We’re a town of people who like to be outside with families, friends and sports opponents. The air and the… Read more »


  With the weather warming up and daylight hours stretching into evening, there’s no better time of year to get outside!… Read more »

Horseback & Llama Trekking

On two feet, or on four feet, however you prefer, there’s a dizzying range of ways and places to make… Read more »

Mountain Biking & Road Biking

Off road or on, there are miles and miles to conquer (or just coast on) on bike in Taos. From savagely beautiful to super serene, the views you can take in on two wheels are unbeatable here.

Rock Climbing

Taos: a basalt, granite, and conglomerate paradise in northern New Mexico The Rio Grande Gorge features several rock climbing locations… Read more »

Guided Tours

With so much to see and do in Taos and the surrounding areas, it can be overwhelming deciding what to… Read more »

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