Hiking, Biking and Camping
With an average of 287 Days of Sunshine, outdoor actives abound throughout Alamogordo and all of Otero County. There are over 100 maintained trails that range in use from hiking, pack/saddle, mountain biking, motorcycle and ATV riding. Enjoying the natural beauty of the Tularosa Basin and Lincoln National Forest is so easy and fun for the whole family. Camping is also available in many areas in developed campgrounds as well as in the forest au naturel.
Learn about the latest park and trail openings from the U.S. Forest Service with this interactive guide.
Oliver Lee State Park
Set against the dramatic Sacramento Mountains, this park features a historic ranch house, quiet camping in the Chihuahuan Desert, and the unique oasis of pools of water under the cottonwood trees of Dog Canyon. Enjoy a short walk on the Riparian Nature Trail or a challenging hike up the Dog Canyon Trail. Website