Outdoor Recreation

At 223,333 acres the Pecos Wilderness

is the second largest wilderness region in New Mexico (after the Gila). This wilderness area is a short 20 minute drive from Birds of a Feather Community, providing unlimited opportunities for outdoor adventures! There are also many golf courses within a 90 minute drive from our community.

The Pecos Wilderness

is a vast wonderland of fir and aspen groves, emerald lakes, and alpine meadows Rafting in New Mexicowith waves of grass and purple irises, all framed by the towering peaks of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. It is particularly condusive to high-country back-packing because of its 445 miles of trails that link innumerable primitive campsites, many of which boast limitless views.

The Santa Fe National Forest

offers unlimited recreational opportunities in any season. The magnificent mountain scenery and cool summer temperatures lure people to enjoy the peace and quiet for hiking, horseback riding, camping, bird watching, boating and fishing. Skiing in New Mexico

Other activities

available at different times through out the year include kayaking, backpacking, mountain climbing, cross-country or downhill skiing, white water rafting, wind surfing and hot air balloon rides. And within 60 miles there are 3 ski areas and 15 lakes for fishing.

Tee up year round!

Santa Fe’s newest public golf course, Marty Sanchez Links de Santa Fe, is gaining a reputation as one of the finest facilities in the state. A 27-hole course (18-hole & 9-hole) overlooking the Sangre de Cristo and Jemez Mountains is just minutes from the property. About 40 miles south of Santa Fe is a beautiful public course, Pueblo de Cochiti Golf Course, designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. against a backdrop of mountains and mesas. There are at least four additional golf courses within a 90-minute drive.

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