17-mile Santa Fe Rail Trail follows the old Atchinson, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway line, beginning in the Railyard park in downtown Santa Fe and continuing along the tracks to Highway 285 through El Dorado to Lamy, incorporating urban, suburban and rural characteristics. Beyond the capital city, it runs along hilly, red-dirt terrain among a […]
Archive | May, 2019
The Santa Fe Rail-Trail offers a flat, if jolty, journey. It’s paved and accessible between the Railyard and Rabbit Road. Beyond that it’s unimproved. A few steep climbs, arroyos (dried creek beds) from rain run-off cutting gulches across the surface and “goathead” sandspurs lurking in the soil produce plenty of hang-on-to-your-britches moments. Some stretches, like […]
Seton Village is a National Historic Landmark District in a rural residential area south of Santa Fe in Santa Fe County, New Mexico. It encompasses a residential settlement and educational facility established in 1930 by Ernest Thompson Seton (1860-1946), an educator and conservationist best known as a founder of the Boy Scouts of America. The […]
Fly Fusion Field Editor Jeff Wagner and fly-fishing icon Bruce Richards cover various topics in this informative fly-casting series that is packed full of cast-changing tips.