Things To Do

Valles Caldera welcomes everyone. Whether you delight in the challenge of a strenuous hike or prefer to sit quietly and watch the sunset, the preserve offers a great diversity of activities for you to enjoy. With so many adventures to choose from, you'll have some tough decisions to make.

Backcountry Access
Explore more of this volcano

Currently, camping is not available.

Winter Activities
Explore a winter wonderland

Day Hiking
Lace up your boots and explore

Cast your line to hook a trout

Horseback Riding
Ride through open valles and forested trails

Take a chance in one of New Mexico's premier elk and turkey hunting locations

Mountain Biking & E-Biking
Enjoy the scenery on two wheels

Ranger-Led Activities
Join a park ranger for walks, hikes, van tours, and campfire programs.

Wildlife Viewing
Test your observation skills with 51 species of mammals, 117 birds, 6 reptiles, 3 amphibians, and 6 fish

Guided Tours and Other Services
These businesses are authorized to provide commercially guided activities and services.

Last updated: October 27, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 359
Jemez Springs, NM 87025


(575) 829-4100 x3

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