- TripBuzz found 27 things to do with kids in or near Jemez Springs, New Mexico, including 11 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Los Alamos and Cochiti Pueblo.
- From Fenton Lake State Park to Virgin Mesa Trail, the Jemez Springs area offers 58 different types of family activities, including: Hot Springs & Geysers, Picnic Spot, Scenic Drives and Hiking Trails.
- Jemez Springs in a small village located in New Mexico. Home to just over 300 residents, the area is primarily known for the Santa Fe National Forest in which it sits. Locals and tourists enjoy the outdoor recreation as well as visiting the villages historical state monument and local hot springs.
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.
Suitable for hiking or offroading in a vehicle, the Virgin Mesa Trail is a challenging trail that pays off in some remarkable vistas. The trail offers multiple overlooks, and at its peak gives panoramic views of the surrounding mountains.
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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.
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062 Jemez Springs Plaza, Jemez Springs, NM 87025 MoreLess Info
Now on the National Register of Historic Places, the Jemez Springs Bath House was built in 1876 and features hot mineral soaks. The oversize soaking tubs are private, and guests can enjoy healing massages by licensed therapists when finished.
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.
Take an easy one-mile hike from the parking area and enjoy a free soak at Spence Hot Springs. The site includes several, naturally formed soaking pools situated in the side of a hill overlooking a canyon in the Santa Fe National Forest.
Visitors can view the artwork and sculptures of artist Linda Sweet at Jemez Mountain Pottery. Her works include figurative sculptures, functional stoneware pieces, and Raku pieces and she also offers one-on-one sculpture and pottery classes.