New Mexico State Parks

New Mexico

New Mexico State Parks that Go the Extra Mile

For many people, New Mexico conjures images of arid desert and little more. Yet the state actually boasts an impressive selection of State Parks which are unique in the true sense of the word. Discover complex geological features like towering pinnacles of rock, and one of the most concentrated areas of dinosaur fossils in North America. Gaze up to the array of stars at night, and marvel at the abundant natural life of New Mexico.

Best New Mexico State Parks for Families

From stargazing to dinosaur fossil hunting, New Mexico's State Parks provide plenty of magical experiences for families. Make memories for life at the following:

Best Places to Stay for State Parks in New Mexico

Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Ruidoso, Lincoln County, New Mexico
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Ruidoso, Lincoln County, New Mexico
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5.0
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House ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Bernalillo, Sandoval County, New Mexico
from $74
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4.8
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Best New Mexico State Parks for Hiking

From hikes through deep canyons to winding your way through towering formations of volcanic rock, New Mexico's State Parks offer you some of the most memorable hikes of your life.

Recommended Accommodations for State Parks in New Mexico

Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Parkland Hills, Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5.0
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Ruidoso, Lincoln County, New Mexico
from $79
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4.4
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Las Cruces, Doña Ana County, New Mexico
from $82
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4.2
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Best New Mexico State Parks for Adventure Sports

Spectacular scenery makes for a dramatic backdrop to thrilling adventure sports in New Mexico's State Parks. Here are some highlights:

Top Offers for State Parks in New Mexico

House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Abiquiu, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico
from $60
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4.6
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House ∙ 4 guests
El Prado, Taos County, New Mexico
from $114
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4.8
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Ruidoso, Lincoln County, New Mexico
from $113
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4.7
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