Well known as an outdoor lover’s paradise, Farmington, New Mexico is set in the scenic Four Corners area and is the perfect destination for exploring nature and enjoying thrilling activities.
A variety of adventures await and include:
Spend the night in a cave. Unlike an ordinary hotel or bed and breakfast, Kokopelli’s Cave Bed and Breakfast lets you experience the joys of living in nature, with breathtaking views and amenities. Enjoy a one-of-a-kind stay in a man-made cave house, set in the vertical cliffs of Tertiary Ojo Alamo sandstone. The views are unforgettable, as the cave overlooks the La Plata River, approximately 300 feet below, and offers breathtaking sights of New Mexico sunsets.
Farmington’s recreation areas feature a wide variety of terrain for off-roading adventure, and the area has recently received national attention, with Chokecherry Canyon located in Farmington being named as the #1 New Mexico trail on the 2015 Top Off Road Trails in America list, published by PartCatalog. Farmington’s trails include sandy arroyos, large sand dunes, world-class sandstone rock crawling, desert technical trails, steep hills and challenging slick rock for use in Jeeps, ATVs, mountain bikes, motorcycles and more.
Fish five lakes—all in one destination. Explore the waters of Lake Farmington, Navajo Lake, Jackson Lake, Cutter Reservoir, and Morgan Lake. Then, go river rafting along the Animas or kayaking on Animas River White Water Park or paddleboarding at Lake Farmington. You can also enjoy a fly fishing adventure along the famous San Juan River Quality Waters.
Explore an area rich in culture and history. Offering both self-guided and guided tours, Farmington’s rich history is showcased with a variety of historical sites, including the Salmon Ruins and Heritage Park, Aztec Ruins National Monument, the Dinétah Rock Art & Pueblitos and Chaco Culture National Historic Park.
Start planning, visit FarmingtonNM.org.