New Mexico, the "Land of Enchantment", offers colourful deserts, majestic mountains, and impressive rock formations in a wide range of beautiful hues. The mix of cultures, especially Native American groups with their carefully preserved traditions and customs, create a unique atmosphere unlike any other place in America. Travel writer Larry Ludmer seeks to bring the reader all the information necessary to plan a great trip to this popular Southwestern state. This revised third edition features a wide variety of outdoor activities, including national, state and local parks, and dozens of natural wonders. Favourite hikes, treks, walks and bicycle rides are highlighted. Other recreational activities in New Mexico are as diverse as the landscape, and readers should find in-depth information on golf, fishing, mountain climbing, white-water rafting, float trips and skiing. The areas covered in depth are Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Taos, the "Enchanted Circle", Carlsbad Caverns National Park, plus American Indian reservations, fantastic ski resorts, and unique Old West towns.