Taos: Places to Explore


Side Trips from Taos

Surrounded by thousands of acres of pristine Carson National Forest and undeveloped high desert, Taos makes an ideal base for road-tripping. Most of the nearby adventures involve the outdoors, from skiing to hiking to mountain biking, and there are several noteworthy campgrounds in this part of the state. Although these side trips can be done in a day, the ski-resort communities mentioned in this section have a decent selection of overnight accommodations.

Side Trips from Taos at a Glance



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