Outdoor Adventures in and around AlbuquerqueIdeally situated between the towering Sandia Mountains and Rio Grande River basin, Albuquerque provides the outdoor enthusiast with a number of unique adventure opportunities that are just minutes away from Nativo Lodge.
Hang Gliding & Rck ClimbingHang gliding from the crest of the Sandia Mountains is another unique aerial Albuquerque experience. Whether you’re a seasoned glider seeking a new location or taking your first tandem flight with a professional instructor, Albuquerque is the perfect place to cross hang gliding off your bucket list!
The Sandia Mountains are not only home to hang gliding, but also to the best in rock climbing opportunities in central New Mexico. With over 70 climbing sections to choose from, as well as plenty of opportunities for bouldering, Albuquerque is a first-class climbing destination.
HikingWhether it’s a relaxing stroll along the banks of the Rio Grande near the Rio Grande Nature Center or a challenging hike up the La Luz Trail to the crest of the Sandia Mountains, hiking in Albuquerque is an unforgettable experience.
BikingWith the recent debut of the 50-mile bike loop, Albuquerque has established itself as a premier biking destination in the Southwest. With an extensive network of bike trails along the Rio Grande and the base of the Sandias these trails lead you through fascinating desert and riverside terrain.
Natural Monuments and Cultural AttractionsThere are a number of outdoor museums in the Albuquerque area, so if you’re searching for hotels near museums and other cultural activities, we can be the place. Close to Nativo Lodge are Petroglyph National Monument and Coronado State Monument, along with Historic areas like Old Town and Nob Hill.
Discover art, culture, history and the story of New Mexico’s 19 Native American pueblos when you book your Native American Cultural Package to the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque. Your Albuquerque adventures await!