Taos New Mexico Uncovered

Written by Abby Luttrell
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If Taos, New Mexico is your destination, you may be surprised to find the range of activities available in the area. You've heard about the world-class skiing and art galleries. Here are some things you may not have heard of - Taos, New Mexico uncovered.

Angel Fire

Angel Fire is a resort just east of Taos in the mountains, and it features horseback riding, hunting, boating, fishing, golf, and mountain biking. Ojo Caliente, in the mountains west of Taos, is a famous hot springs, with spas of healing mineral waters. Nearby in Chama, a narrow-gauge coal-burning railroad train provides some breathtaking views along its run through the San Juan and Sangre de Christo mountains.

More Taos, New Mexico uncovered...Cimarron was a wild cowboy outpost in the 1880's. Now you can tour Cimarron, the home of Annie Oakley and Billy the Kid. The nearby 3,600 acre Maxwell Wildlife Refuge supports large populations of eagles, hawks and falcons around its popular lake and grassland.

For a truly uncovered look at Taos, New Mexico, consider an airplane ride. Southwest Safaris can take you high over the mountains, and into the redrock back country. And if you don't feel like going up in the air, the historic Taos trolley tours depart from the Taos visitors center and make stops at the Taos pueblo, the San Francisco de Asis Church, and the Martinez Hacienda.

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