If the busy, fast-paced life in the city has you stressed out, you need a vacation—a getaway. And when on a getaway, it’s important to remember to slow down, embrace nature, and truly get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and stress. With over 300 days of sunshine each year, beautiful scenery all around and plenty of wide-open space to lose the stress and find yourself, Farmington offers the opportunity for a unique and serene getaway.
You can get lost in the exploration of the great outdoors and reconnect with nature when you visit Farmington. In a region blessed with endless opportunities for fun in the sun, Farmington offers many family-friendly outdoor activities. Take a break and explore one of our 50+ parks, kayak the Animas River Water Park, swim or paddle board at Lake Farmington and The Beach or test your skills on our golf, disc and footgolf courses. Your next adventure is waiting in Farmington—whatever your definition of adventure may be.
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.
400 Scott Avenue Farmington, New Mexico
Explore Farmington's River Walk Trails on bike and or tube the Animas River - with Animas Outdoors! This family owned business offers river tube rentals, shuttle service and bike rentals to help you enjoy the beauty of Animas and Berg Park.
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.
Berg Park, Farmington, NM
Right at the heart of Farmington you will find Animas and Berg Parks. Amidst the river walk trails and parks you will discover the Animas River Whitewater Park. This is the perfect stop for those looking to tube, kayak or raft the Animas River.
1151 N. Sullivan Ave. Farmington, NM 87401
The Farmington Aquatic Center provides indoor water recreation for the whole family, year round!
Pinon Hills Blvd. and Glade Road, Farmington, NM
Chokecherry Canyon, part of the Glade Run Recreation Area, is well known as an amazing off-roading experience. From rock crawling to off-road trails and wash runs, this high desert playground exceeds expectations!
2200 N. Dustin, Farmington, NM 87401
Civitan Municipal Golf Course is a Par 3 course. A local favorite, this golf course is centrally located within Farmington. A Footgolf Course is also onsite.
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.
5101 College Blvd Bay 5302 Farmington, NM 87402
Four Corners Explorers is a local, family-owned business that offers UTV rentals for you and your friends or family to venture out into nature and have a thrilling experience like never before.
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
Main Street/NM 516, Farmington, NM
Lake Farmington offers outdoor lovers a variety of adventures within the city limits! The lake is open year-round for fishing and camping, and seasonally for boating and swimming. Visit The Beach at Lake Farmington for swimming and make time to explore the mountain biking, hiking and horseback riding trails. Bird watching is also a popular activity at Lake Farmington. A variety of hummingbirds, eagles, hawks and heron frequent this city oasis.
This unique 27 hole disc golf course sits amidst spectacular high desert terrain with endless views. This is a must see and play!
2101 Sunrise Parkway, Farmington, NM 87401
Pinon Hills Municipal Golf Course is a must for any golfer. This scenic course was voted the 2018 best course in New Mexico by Golf Advisor, has been ranked one of the top Municipal Golf Courses in the United States and is a favorite for regional golfers. Test your skills at this high-desert oasis and discover what all the buzz is about!
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 Walk Trails and learn about local flora and fauna!
4601 College Boulevard Farmington, NM
Located on the campus of San Juan College, this disc golf course is a local favorite!
5775 Country Club Dr. Farmington, NM 87402
Home of the San Juan Open, this exceptionally challenging eighteen-hole golf course is complete with driving range and practice greens.
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!