There’s a reason why it’s called The Land of Enchantment. If you’ve ever visited the state and noticed its deserts, mountains, and other remarkable natural attributes, you would agree that it is, in fact, enchanting. With its awe-inspiring nature, this is one state that’s meant to be explored. Discover some of the most enchanting natural wonders in New Mexico.
Best Gorges & Canyons In New Mexico
Carved out by rivers over the course of thousands of years, the state’s canyons and gorges are among the most stunning nature places in New Mexico. Discover the vast, incredible, and oh-so-beautiful canyons around the state.
Best Caves In New Mexico
Home to Carlsbad Caverns, the state of New Mexico has an impressive number of caves. While not all of the caves around the state are as vast as the ones in Carlsbad, they are no less extraordinary. Here are the best caves in New Mexico:
Best Waterfalls In New Mexico
If you enjoy chasing waterfalls as much as I do, you must discover some of the most magnificent cascades around the state. Tucked away in canyons or forests, the following are among the best waterfalls in New Mexico:
Best Overlooks & Scenic Vistas In New Mexico
To get that “wow” factor we often seek out when traveling around the state, a hike or a drive to a scenic overlook for panoramic views is necessary. The landscape here is vast and there’s just so much to see! Here’s where you can find some of the best vistas in New Mexico:
Best Rock Formations In New Mexico
Among the most fascinating rock formations in New Mexico are those left behind by volcanic activity millions of years ago. Others were shaped and molded by wind, rain, and other elements over time. Regardless of how they were formed, these geological wonders are magnificent sights to see.
Unique Natural Wonders In New Mexico
Not all natural wonders in New Mexico can be categorized. In fact, some stand out completely on their own. Here are some of the most unique natural wonders in New Mexico:
Have you ever visited any of these natural wonders in New Mexico? What are your favorite nature places in New Mexico? Let us know!
Explore some of the state’s more remarkable natural wonders on one of many hiking trails. Whether trekking through White Sands National Park of Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness Area you’ll need the proper gear. Check out our Ultimate Hiking Packing List to see what gear you need.