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 70+ parks or take an afternoon to stroll along our National Recreational Trail system along the Animas River. 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.
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
Enjoy kayaking and rafting along the Animas River. Right in the heart of Farmington you will find Animas and Berg Parks which feature the Animas River Whitewater Park.
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 seasonally to electric and non-motorized watercraft. 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 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!
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.
2200 N. Dustin, Farmington, NM 87401
Civitan Municipal course is a Par 3 course.
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.