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Hyde Memorial State Park Yurts

If you ever feel like you’re losing all hope after spending three sleepless nights studying for calculus, which you still don’t…

November 12th, 2023 at 11:25 am


Picture this, you sit down with an ice cream cone stacked with two scoops of pistachio ice cream and watch the…

April 7th, 2023 at 8:35 am

Heron Lake State Park

A popular destination in northern New Mexico for Lobos, Heron Lake State Park offers picturesque scenery and a variety of activities….

March 15th, 2023 at 7:23 pm

Snowshoeing at the Sandia Crest

This might be our chilliest adventure yet. Not even winter can stop these Lobos on a snowy adventure! At about 10,678…

January 26th, 2023 at 9:33 pm

Rio Grande Nature Center State Park

The Rio Grande Nature Center State Park State Park exhibits a native plant garden, pollinator garden, ponds with observation windows for…

November 4th, 2022 at 9:48 am

Aspen Vista Trail

Aspen Vista Trail is a must-do hike in Santa Fe, especially in autumn! During the fall months, the trail is drenched…

October 22nd, 2022 at 9:59 pm


The incineration of a giant, screaming 50-foot-tall paper marionette nicknamed Zozobra, or Old Man Gloom, is a tradition that goes back…

September 2nd, 2022 at 8:31 pm

Class Crawl

Welcome Lobos! Still trying to figure out where your classes are? Worried you might get lost on campus? Class crawl is…

August 21st, 2022 at 6:44 pm

Move-In Day

Each fall, one by one, Lobos return after a long summer break and the campus slowly gains back its lively and…

August 18th, 2022 at 8:00 am

Elephant Butte Balloon Regatta

Follow the Rio Grande from Albuquerque for a few hours and you’ll find yourself at Elephant Butte Lake. Sandy beaches with…

August 15th, 2022 at 7:36 pm

The Duck Pond

The Duck Pond, located on The University of New Mexico main campus, is a highlight of the Albuquerque area, attracting not…

July 22nd, 2022 at 5:50 pm

Embudito Canyon Loop

The UNM Geology & Environmental Science Club (GESC) is a student-run organization that shares a passion for rockhounding, exploring, and admiring…

April 1st, 2022 at 5:06 pm

Trinity Site

From the history books, students around the world know of New Mexico’s role in the Manhattan Project, and our state continues…

March 15th, 2022 at 8:07 pm

Sandia Cave

If you follow NM State Road 165 into the Sandia Mountains from Placitas, you’ll quickly find yourself surrounded by steep slopes…

March 8th, 2022 at 6:58 pm

Lobo Day

Everyone loves to celebrate their birthday, and The University of New Mexico is no different! Founded in 1889, UNM is New…

Climbing at Las Conchas

New Mexico is home to some of the best climbing crags in the American Southwest, but few have the views and…

October 11th, 2021 at 6:12 pm

ABQ BioPark

Sitting next to the iconic Rio Grande, the Albuquerque BioPark Zoo is a quick getaway that’s easy on the wallet. Hosting…

Elephant Butte Lake State Park

If you like camping, fishing, boating, or just being outdoors, Elephant Butte is the park for you! There is plenty of…

March 12th, 2021 at 9:53 pm

Paseo del Bosque Trail

This semester may be an unusual one, but living the Lobo Life doesn’t stop just because classes are online and group…

September 24th, 2020 at 5:20 pm

Carlsbad Caverns

Out in the distant lands of New Mexico, far beyond the snowy white peaks of any mountain or dense green foliage…

April 3rd, 2020 at 10:26 pm

The Bisti Badlands

Welcome to where the West is still wild. The Bisti, otherwise known as the De-na-zin Wilderness, is over 60 square miles…

March 9th, 2020 at 2:42 pm

Jemez Hot Springs

Sylvia Plath once said “There must be quite a few things a hot bath won’t cure, but I don’t know many…

February 21st, 2020 at 6:18 pm

Eagle Nest Cabins and Marina

After an exciting day of ice fishing at Eagle Nest Lake State Park, kick off your frosted boots and cozy up…

February 15th, 2020 at 2:38 am

Quiet Waters Paddling Adventures

Coursing through the entire Land of Enchantment, the Rio Grande is a familiar river to New Mexicans. Because of the vast…

September 17th, 2019 at 2:51 am

Eagle Nest Lake State Park

At Eagle Nest Lake State Park, the soft rustling of a summer breeze wandering through the abundant rolling wildflower fields is…

August 9th, 2019 at 4:34 pm

Fenton Lake State Park

It is well-known that New Mexico holds a long list of beautiful state parks, and the majestic mountain escape found at…

May 15th, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Hotel Luna Mystica

Sometimes a place so magical exists that you dream about it before, during, and after your time there, so majestic that…

Maize Maze

Ever wondered what it would be like to truly wander endlessly through a giant 8–acre patch of corn in Albuquerque’s North…

October 28th, 2018 at 9:09 pm

Harvest Festival

Sometimes it just feels like fall, and El Rancho de Los Golondrinas’s 200 acres of color-changing leaves make the perfect place to celebrate…

October 18th, 2018 at 4:25 pm

Very Large Array

Do you ever find yourself forgetting how small you are in our ever-expanding universe? Need a good reminder? Then look no…

September 16th, 2018 at 12:39 am

El Malpais National Monument

At El Malpais, the endless landscape of the western horizon, dotted with small trees, and the seemingly vertical cliffs bordering the eastern skies ignite a feeling of true…

June 6th, 2018 at 10:30 pm

Climbing Box Canyon

In the desert of Socorro, a climber’s paradise awaits against the rhyolite cliffs and boulders. Ideal for winter climbing and days of…

April 26th, 2018 at 5:27 pm

Ojo Caliente

Of the hundreds of spas and hot springs New Mexico is home to, Ojo Caliente is the original destination for rest…

Sipapu Pond Skimming

Spring in Northern New Mexico means the snow starts to melt, the winter jackets can come off, and little puddles begin…

April 4th, 2018 at 4:58 pm

Pyramid Rock

While most Lobo Life adventures stem from UNM’s main campus, Lobos find adventure no matter which campus they attend. A favorite getaway for those…

March 2nd, 2018 at 5:31 pm

Taos Ski Valley

There are ski resorts, and then there is Taos Ski Valley. One of the most iconic and famous mountain resorts in…

February 24th, 2018 at 9:10 pm

San Antonio Hot Springs

The Jemez Mountains are home to plenty of volcanic activity, visible today at locations such as Soda Dam, the Valles Caldera, and…

February 18th, 2018 at 12:32 am

The Gilman Tunnels

One of the countless attractions to Northern New Mexico’s Jemez Mountains, the Guadalupe River box canyon and Gilman tunnels should be on…

February 9th, 2018 at 10:10 pm

Bosque Del Apache

Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge is located in San Antonio, NM, just south of Socorro, NM. Since its establishment in…

January 5th, 2018 at 2:24 pm

Los Poblanos Farms

In the heart of the South Valley is Los Poblanos Farms, famous for its lavender, incredible gardens, and one of the…

Wheeler Peak

It’s the highest peak in New Mexico, what more could you want? With incredible 360° views overlooking the Sangre de Cristo Mountains,…

October 31st, 2017 at 6:13 am

The Santa Fe Aspens

Once every year, mountainsides around New Mexico turn yellow. Nowhere does the foliage appear more vividly than in the Santa Fe…

October 9th, 2017 at 6:22 pm

Ski Apache Zipline

One of the longest ziplines in the world is right here in New Mexico – living up to that hype and…

August 16th, 2017 at 12:35 pm

Angel Fire Bike Park

High in the New Mexican Rockies, Angel Fire Bike Park boasts one of the biggest downhill mountain biking parks in the…

August 4th, 2017 at 8:10 pm

Dwan Light Sanctuary

This location is temporarily closed due to COVID-19 In the mountains of Montezuma, New Mexico, hides a sanctuary for light. You…

White Water Rafting in Taos

When the springtime sun finally melts the snowcapped Rocky Mountains, the Rio Grande turns into a wild play for watersports. With…

June 2nd, 2017 at 4:09 pm

The Sandia Peak Tram

Every Lobo is familiar with the view of the Sandias from campus, and some may have even driven up to the…

The Blue Hole

This location is temporarily closed due to COVID-19 A natural oasis in the heart of the desert, the Blue Hole is…

May 16th, 2017 at 3:18 pm

The Sandia Foothills

Just east of campus off Tramway Blvd., the Sandias begin their climb a mile into the sky. Named the Spanish word…

Diablo Canyon

Down an unsuspecting dirt road 15 miles outside of Santa Fe there is a hidden treasure for outdoor enthusiasts. Diablo Canyon…

April 19th, 2017 at 5:28 pm

Angel Fire Shovel Races

For the past 38 years, Angel Fire Resort has been hosting the most outrageous winter competition in New Mexico—if not the…

February 17th, 2017 at 4:05 pm

Ski Santa Fe

At 11,250 ft., these slopes are more than two miles above the sea and offer some of the best skiing in…

January 13th, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Hiking Williams Lake

At the base of the highest mountains in New Mexico, the Williams Lake hike is one of the most beautiful in…

December 28th, 2016 at 2:30 pm

The Taos Gorge

If you happen to find yourself venturing up north, the Taos Gorge is a must see. Hiking trails extend down to…

December 2nd, 2016 at 6:47 pm

Chaco Canyon

In the high desert of northwestern New Mexico, Chaco Canyon’s ruins stand as one of the great historic sites of the…

November 18th, 2016 at 6:11 pm

Mountain Biking Sandia

10,679 feet above the sea lies an adventure-land 1.5 billion years in the making. While most people experience the Sandia Mountains…

October 26th, 2016 at 5:52 pm

Tent Rocks

The Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument is an iconic hiking destination. Surround yourself with the canyons and tents of a landscape…

October 6th, 2016 at 10:49 pm

The Jemez Mountains

From Fenton Lake to Jemez Falls, the Valle Caldera to the many Hot Springs—Jemez is full of incredible natural wonders waiting to…

October 5th, 2016 at 6:39 pm

Sandia Crest Trail

At ten thousand feet, Sandia’s Crest Trail offers spectacular views. At any time of day, the trail running the cliff face,…

October 5th, 2016 at 9:00 am