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.
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.
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.
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. This is a must for every venturesome hiker, explorer and photographer!
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.
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.
200 South Ash, Aztec, NM 87410
Escape Games New Mexico, offers a fun and immersive physical adventure game where family, friends and co-workers use teamwork to find hidden clues, solve a series of puzzles, open locks, unravel secrets, and escape before the time runs out.
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 an exceptional selection of lectures and workshops.
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!
6131 Hwy. 64, Bloomfield, NM 87413
Visit Salmon Ruins and you will discover a Museum Heritage Park, Journey Into the Past Tours and the San Juan County Archaeological Research Center and Library Museum. 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 Blvd. Farmington NM 87402
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.
745 Road 2900, Aztec, NM
This family owned working produce farm provides visitors the unique opportunity to experience a working farm!
Lake Farmington, Main Street/NM 516, Farmington, NM
Cool off this summer with a trip to The Beach at Lake Farmington. This family-friendly oasis offers groomed sandy beaches, lap lanes, play areas, water slides, trampoline and is patroled by life guards. The Beach at Lake Farmington is a must for your summer play list!
1151 N. Sullivan Ave. Farmington, NM 87401
The Farmington Aquatic Center provides indoor water recreation for the whole family, year round. This local family favorite feature a 50 meter Olympic-size pool with high and low diving boards, 150 foot water slide and a leisure / playground pool. Floats and inflatable water toys are also available for rent. For rates and hours call the Farmington Aquatic Center.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Animas Park off Browning Parkway, Farmington, New Mexico
The Riverside Nature Center is a unique place to observe wildlife, begin a walk through the River Corridor and learn about the environment. Nature Center exhibits feature the plants and animals of the riverside with emphasis on historic uses and ecosystems.
4601 College Boulevard Farmington, NM
Located behind the San Juan College Health and Human Performance Center, this course borders the City of Farmington's lush and legendary desert Pinon Hills Golf Course in the high desert terrain of Northern New Mexico. Features breathtaking southwest vistas and a series of unique, challenging disc golf holes that range from easy to moderately difficult.