New Mexico
Northern New Mexico: Mountains, Rivers and Treks With Your Grandchild
Hike at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks, raft the Rio Grande, horseback ride along the Turquoise Trail and trek with a llama as you explore New Mexico with your grandchild.
Program No. 21848RJ
7 days
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At a Glance

Experience the unique cultures and history of New Mexico in this exciting outdoor program complete with a whitewater raft adventure on the Rio Grande and a trek through the mountains with llamas as your companions. Explore fascinating archeological sites, climb ladders and peer into caves where people lived thousands of years ago, and learn about geology and local flora and fauna from experts who lead your firsthand discovery of the natural beauty of northern New Mexico.
Activity Level
Moderately Challenging
Hiking up to four hours daily at elevations of 7,000-10,000 feet with some steep inclines and ladders. Getting in/out of rafts and strenuous paddling during rafting trip.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Explore the unique, other-worldly landscapes of Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument.
  • Enjoy the excitement of whitewater rafting on the Rio Grande.
  • Enjoy a picnic lunch as you trek with a llama.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 13-15.
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Janie Miller
Janie Miller has a Master's of Science in Environmental Education from Colorado State University. She worked for the U.S. National Park Service as an interpretive ranger at Bandelier National Monument and Canyonlands National Park. She lived aboard, working in several of New Zealand’s Maritime and National Parks. She was an environmental educator with the National Audubon Society and loves spending time outdoors--hiking, rafting, bicycling and birding. Santa Fe, New Mexico has been her home for more than 35 years.
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