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Hiking Galesteo Basin Preserve Cottonwood Trailhead Wash

Hiking Galesteo Basin Preserve Cottonwood Trailhead Wash

Over more than 15 years, Commonweal Conservancy has constructed the largest publicly-accessible, privately-owned trail network in the American Southwest. The GBP trails gracefully traverse the savannah grasslands, sandstone ridge lines and arroyos of an iconic landscape in northern New Mexico. With support from donors to the $1.4M Stewardship. Campaign, an additional 22 miles of hiking, […]

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Hiking Galesteo Basin Preserve - Cottonwood Trailhead

Hiking Galesteo Basin Preserve – Cottonwood Trailhead

The Galisteo Basin Preserve is a conservation-based community development located 14 miles south of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Embracing nearly 10,000 acres of sculpted arroyos, craggy sandstone formations and vast savannah grasslands, the preserve is place of refuge and sustenance for wildlife and people. With more than 28 miles of publicly-accessible trails open to hikers, […]

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Santa Fe Rail Trail

Hiking Santa Fe Rail Trail 9 Mile Rd Trailhead

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 […]

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Santa Fe Rail Trail

Hiking Santa Fe Rail Trail Seton Village Tunnel

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 […]

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Santa Fe New Mexico

Santa Fe New Mexico

Tourism is a major element of the Santa Fe economy, with visitors attracted year-round by the climate and related outdoor activities (such as skiing in years of adequate snowfall; hiking in other seasons) plus cultural activities of the city and the region. Tourism information is provided by the convention and visitor bureau and the chamber […]

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Old Santa Fe

Santa Fe Then and Now

Buried in the New Mexico History Museum’s photographic archives is a unique and fascinating visual record of Santa Fe. What do these iconic images tell us about ourselves and how our cities evolve? Noted author and art critic Lucy Lippard discusses how these images offer insights into how Santa Fe has transformed into a cultural […]

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