Santa Fe is known for its southwest flavor in cuisine, architecture, and art but seldom does one hear about the geologic wonders of Tent Rocks. The white cliff hoodoos that appear like teepees are the result of volcanic activity over six million years ago.
There are two hiking trails. The easier one, Cave Loop Trail, is just over a mile while the more difficult hike, Canyon Trail, is a three-mile round-trip trek through a narrow canyon with a steep incline to the mesa (mountain top). Bring water and a snack, there is a convenience market outside of the park, but we did not observe any restaurants in the nearby Pueblo.
The park is basically open during daylight hours; camping, fires, an...Read More