Farmington is an affordable and family-friendly destination for active families looking to explore and discover cultural treasures, historic gems and the great outdoors. Take time to explore all of the family-friendly attractions in Farmington and throughout the Four Corners region.
On US Highway 550, 7.5 miles northwest of Nageezi, NM along NM 57.
The Ah-shi-sle-pah Wilderness Study Area is located in northwestern New Mexico and is a badland area of rolling water-carved clay hills. The area is rich in fossils and spectacular geological formations making it perfect for hiking and landscape photography!
South Tucker Ave. and River Road Animas Park, Farmington, NM
All Veterans Memorial Plaza is located within Animas Park, along the Animas River. This memorial park is a place where all veterans can be honored and remembered.
County Road 7175 off of Hwy. 550, South of Bloomfield, NM
Angel Peak Scenic Area offers more than 10,000 acres of rugged terrain and is recognized for its scenic and scientific wonders. The nearly 7,000-foot "Angel Peak" is visible for miles in any direction and is surrounded by the Kutz Canyon badlands.
400 Scott Avenue Farmington, New Mexico
Not open at this time.
Berg Park access, intersection of San Juan Blvd. and Scott Ave.
At the very heart of Farmington you will find a beautiful system of trails nestled along the Animas River. Visitors can enjoy walking, running and biking along the trails and explore parks, playgrounds, the Riverside Nature Center and All Veterans Memorial year-round.
1151 N. Sullivan Ave. Farmington, NM 87401
Open for lap swimming only. Please call for hours and additional information.
Road 7297, off of Highway 371 South of Farmington, NM
Roughly 60 square miles of remote badlands, offering some of the most unusual scenery in the world. National Geographic Traveler listed the Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness, also known as the Bisti Badlands, one of their must-visit adventure destinations for 2019! This is a bucket list vacation for every venturesome hiker, explorer, and photographer.
1701 N Dustin Ave., Farmington, NM 87401
The facility is closed at this time.
B-Square Ranch, 3901 Bloomfield Hwy Farmington, NM
505-325-4275 or 505-325-7873
The Bolack Electromechanical Museum holds a collection of early items depicting development in electric power, telephone, communications, oil field equipment, and the farming industry. The Museum features the largest collection of insulators in the world. Visitor favorites include an Elvis Cadillac, train, plain and tank!
B-Square Ranch, 3901 Bloomfield Hwy. Farmington, NM
The Bolack Museum of Fish and Wildlife presents a collection of mounted animals from throughout the world. This is known as one of the largest private collections in the U.S.A. The collection provides visitors with the opportunity to examine each species up close.
Pinon Hills Blvd. and Glade Road, Farmington, NM
Glade Run Recreation Area, also known as the Glade, consists of 19,000 acres of open public land along the north and northwest side of Farmington. At an elevation of 5,669 feet, this popular recreation area consists of sandy arroyos, slick rock, rolling foothills, and mountain trails. The Glade offers motorcycle, mountain bike, ATV/UTV, Jeeps and equestrian trails. The area is open year-round, dry overnight camping is permitted.
500 S. Terrace Ave, Chama, NM 87520 and 5250 US Highway 285, Antonito, CO 81120
Chama Location: 575-756-2151 or 888-286-2737 Antonito Location: 719-376-5483 or 888-286-2737
The Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad is a coal-fired, steam-operated, narrow gauge train that travels through the remote wilderness of the southern Rocky Mountains between Chama, NM and Antonito, CO. The railroad is known around the world for its spectacular scenery, unique machinery, and historic structures.
Dinétah is the traditional homeland of the Navajo people. The region is full of Ancestral Puebloan (Anasazi) and Navajo rock art and small Navajo ruins called pueblitos, which is Spanish for “little pueblos.” There is also evidence left by the Ute tribes and early Spanish explorers and settlers. While not a National Park, these sites are of great interest to those interested in visiting Aztec Ruins National Monument, Chaco Culture National Historical Park and Mesa Verde National Park.
Highway 371, Farmington, NM
Over 800 acres of fun is waiting for off-road enthusiasts at the Dunes Vehicle Recreation Area. Located just 1.5 miles south of Farmington, this OHV area has been created by 40+ years of off-road vehicle use.
302 N. Orchard, Farmington, NM 87401
The E3 Children’s Museum & Science Center offers hands-on, science-related interactive exhibits in the Main Gallery with special programs scheduled throughout the year.
3041 E. Main Street, Farmington, NM
Experience a wide variety of exhibits relating to the diverse history of the area’s cultures, traveling exhibits, and art shows when you visit the Farmington Museum. National and regional juried arts shows are also featured as well as an exceptional selection of lectures and workshops. NEW HOURS: are Sunday Noon-5pm, Monday 10 am-5 pm, closed Tuesday & Wednesday, open again Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 10 am-5 pm.
4601 College Blvd. or 1101 Fairgrounds Road Farmington, New Mexico
505-566-3410 or 505-599-1184
At this time these indoor courts are closed.
Pickleball is quickly becoming a popular sport for all ages and Farmington offers plenty of options to help you find a court.
1700 E 20th Street, Farmington
Indoor trampoline park with hours of fun for all ages! This family-friendly trampoline park will accommodate any beginner jumper all the way to the most seasoned and technical jumper! This park features launchpad foam pit, trampoline basketball court, trampoline sports court (dodgeball), zip lines, parkour park, ninja warrior course, airbags, and more.
Hwy. 160, 60 miles NW of Farmington, NM
All Navajo Tribal Parks are closed to visitors at this time.
NM Highway 371, south of Farmington
Head Canyon OHV Recreation Area is located just south of Dunes Vehicle Recreation Area. Both are located on the south end of Farmington on Highway 371. Head Canyon is designated primarily for OHV motorcross racing.
4601 College Blvd., Farmington, NM
This unique 27 hole disc golf course sits amidst spectacular high desert terrain with endless views. This is a must see and play!
221 Highway 511 Blanco, NM
Enjoy a day of catch and release fly fishing along this privately owned section of the San Juan River. Make time to explore the disc golf course and art gallery!
301 W Main St, Farmington, NM
This facility is closed at this time.
4601 College Blvd., Farmington NM
The San Juan College Equipment Rental Facility offers you the opportunity to rent equipment to get you out on the trail, on the water, or in the mountains. Best of all, they offer it for the best price in the Four Corners! The experienced OERC staff can offer great ideas for places to raft, bike, backpack or climb. Hours of operation: Monday and Thursday 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Friday 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Animas Park off Browning Parkway, Farmington, New Mexico
This facility is closed at this time.
The Riverside Nature Center is a unique place to observe wildlife, begin a walk through the River Walk Trails and learn about local flora and fauna!
6131 Hwy. 64, Bloomfield, NM 87413
Visit Salmon Ruins and you will discover a cultural museum, Heritage Park, Journey Into the Past Tours, and the San Juan County Archaeological Research Center & Library. This hidden gem is a must-see for every history buff, archeology nut, and cultural adventure seeker. So, whether you are looking to expand your knowledge of the Ancestral Puebloans, want to walk in the footsteps of an ancient culture, or are simply looking for something to do for an afternoon, Salmon Ruins is one Four Corners attraction that you should not miss.
4601 College Boulevard Farmington, NM
Located on the campus of San Juan College, this disc golf course is a local favorite!
4601 College Blvd. Farmington NM 87402
This facility is temporarily closed.
The Sherman Dugan Museum of Geology is located in the San Juan College School of Energy and features a fascinating collection. This is a must-see for fossil lovers and rock hounds.
Visible from Hwy. 64 & Hwy. 491
Shiprock Pinnacle is one of New Mexico's most iconic landmarks. This unique towering rock formation can be seen for miles in all directions. Shiprock is known to the Navajo as "Tsé Bit' A'í", or rock with wings. The peak tip rests at 7,178 feet above sea level, and is at the center of three volcanic pressure ridges that pushed the rock skyward millenniums ago. Due to its sacred nature, climbing is not permitted.
Navajo Lake State Park
505-564-7600 or 800-842-3127
The wildlife, scenery and a Navajo Pueblito found amidst these 3,900 acres of diverse canyon landscape make this a great area for day hikes.
745 Road 2900, Aztec, NM
This family-owned working produce farm provides visitors the unique opportunity to visit a working farm! Open 10 am to 5 pm daily, August 15th to October 31st.
Lake Farmington, Main Street/NM 516, Farmington, NM
Lake Farmington is open for boating, swimming, fishing, and camping. The Beach portion of the lake is not open at this time.
125 N. Main, Aztec, NM
The Aztec Museum & Pioneer Village is a historical museum of northwest New Mexico featuring a pioneer village with 14 original and replicated structures dating from the 1880's.