Backpacking Nirvana in the Santa Fe National Forest

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The Santa Fe National Forest is home to some of the most picturesque alpine scenery in the Southwest. Serious hikers know that the forest is home to some of the finest trails around for miles. The headwaters of the Pecos, Jemez and Gallinas Rivers can all be found here along with an abundance of trickling mountain streams. Within the borders of the forest resides a dormant volcano with a 15-mile wide crater, which has fostered abundant plant and animal life.

Hiking opportunities in the Santa Fe National Forest are as diverse as the life zones of the forest. . (Photo courtesy of Santa Fe County)

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