Hiking Santa Fe and Taos — who knew it was so good? Not many, but it’s true! Northern New Mexico contains a wide selection of easily accessible trails. The landscape is remarkably diverse, from the scorched basalt of the Rio Grande Gorge, to the snow-patched slopes of 13,161-foot Wheeler Peak. In between lies a wonderland of mountains and high desert. You can explore this region’s diverse ecosystems anytime: hiking in Northern New Mexico is a year-round activity. And now, for the first time in one convenient volume, you can find 52 great hikes within an hour of the popular destination towns of Santa Fe and Taos. From alpine peaks to sage-covered mesas, northern New Mexico offers incredible hiking opportunities, and the Santa Fe –Taos Hiking Guide leads you to the best.


  • lightweight, take-with-you format
  • 50+ hikes within an hour of Santa Fe and Taos
  • hikes for all seasons
  • short walks to overnight backpacks
  • elevations 5400 ft. to 13,000+ ft.

The Author

Bob D’Antonio is an avid hiker, climber, and bird photographer. A veteran author, he has written guidebooks to rock climbing, hiking, and mountain biking to a number of areas in Colorado and New Mexico. He lives in Taos with his wife Laurel.

by Bob D’Antonio

2011 Wolverine Publishing, 2nd edition

184 pages. Color.