- The list below includes 30 free or cheap things to do in or near Jemez Springs, New Mexico, including 56 different types of inexpensive activities like Hot Springs & Geysers, Art Gallery, Picnic Spot and Scenic Drives.
- From Jemez Mountains to Jemez Trail National Scenic Byway, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Jemez Springs and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Los Alamos and Cochiti Pueblo.
Passing through the Jemez Pueblo, the Jemez Trail National Scenic Byway provides views of and access to several nature areas. Among those are Red Rocks of the Jemez, Soda Dam, Battleship Rock and the Valles Caldera National Preserve.
The Jemez Mountain Trail is a National Scenic Byway that runs through New Mexico's Jemez Mountains. If offers scenic mountain views, and passes by waterfalls, red rock formations, other wilderness vistas, and a number of hiking trails branch from it.
Rising out of the Jemez Mountain range is Battleship Rock, a natural rock formation resembling the front of the naval ship it was named after. Visitors enjoy the scenic overlooks, picnic areas and hiking trails that lead to other Jemez attractions in the area.
McCauley Hot Springs is a collection of natural, mineral water soaking pools located in the Jemez Mountains. Accessible from a number of trail heads, hikers or walkers navigate the trails for an opportunity to relax in this scenic hideaway.
Set in a valley of pines with the Jemez Mountains serving as the picturesque backdrop, Fenton Lake State Park is the perfect setting for your next outdoor adventure. Open year-round, the park features camping amenities, fishing, hiking, canoeing and cross-country skiing in the winter.
The Valles Caldera National Preserves features an 89,000 acre ranch situated inside of a volcanic caldera. Depending on the season, visitors enjoy skiing, hiking, hunting, fishing, and horseback riding while enjoying breathtaking vistas.
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NM 4 (1 mile N of Jemez Springs), Jemez Springs, NM 87025 MoreLess Info
Explore Native American life as it existed over 600 years ago by visiting the Jemez State Monument. Visitors can hike the trail winding through ruins of an ancient village and Spanish mission built in the 17th century.
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040 Abousleman Loop, Jemez Springs, NM 87025 MoreLess Info
Immerse yourself in the healing mineral water emanating from beneath an ancient volcano at Giggling Springs Hot Springs. While soaking in the therapeutic pool, guests relax and enjoy the surrounding cliffs and clear blue skies.