Explore miles of scenic hiking trails

  • Enjoy privately guided or self-guided exploration
  • Borrow some binoculars and birding books to spy New Mexico's feathered friends
  • Order a packed picnic lunch to enjoy on the trail
  • Grab complimentary hiking poles and trail maps

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The Experience

Bordering on 1.5 million acres of Santa Fe National Forest, Bishop's Lodge has access to extensive trail systems right from our property for hikers of all ages.

Self-Guided Hiking

For travelers seeking solitude, grab a trail map and some complimentary binoculars to head out on a self-guided exploration of Bishop's Lodge's 317 acres or into the adjacent National Forest.
  • Complimentary, maps available
  • Request a packed picnic lunch from our concierge to enjoy at a picturesque spot mid-hike.

Guided Hiking

Guided Introductory Hike

Get a lay of the land on a 1.5-mile out and back hike winds through the Bishop's Lodge trail system up to the start of the Santa Fe National Forest land.
  • 1.5 hours
  • The trail follows the Little Tesuque creek bed and is partially shaded during summer months.

Guided Half-Day Viewpoint Hike

Stretch your legs on a 2.5 mile out-and-back hike to a beautiful viewpoint overlooking Santa Fe and the surrounding valley.
  • 3-4 Hours | Intermediate
  • This is rated a "moderate" hike due to elevation gain and loose terrain on the last half mile of trail.

Guided Full-Day Hike

We have multiple options ranging from 9-15 for out-and-back full-day guided hiking trips. The majority of these hikes will be fore "advanced" hikers who are comfortable hiking on uneven and rough terrain while gaining extensive elevation.
  • 8-9 Hours (8 on trail) | Challenging
  • Locations are weather and season-dependent.
  • A packed lunch is included.

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