Hyde Memorial State Park

Santa Fe

Up the road to the ski area, this small park is a popular spot for hiking, camping ($10 to $14) and cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in the winter. Yurts are also available for overnight stays ($80).

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2. St Francis Cathedral

6.35 MILES

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3. Museum of Contemporary Native Arts

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