Soaring The New Mexico Skies

Would you be surprised to learn that Moriarty, New Mexico is the Soaring Capitol of the Southwest? Flyers come from all over the country to experience gliding silently on the unique air currents of this region. In fact, Moriarty Municipal Airport is the third busiest airport in the state, thanks to its glider traffic. Visit the U.S. Southwest Soaring Museum to learn the history of soaring aviation and experience the thrill and solitude of the sport at the airstrip.

Discover the Simple Life

The East Mountains offer a slower pace of life where wide open spaces and starry night skies abound. But that’s just the start of it. Outdoor activities include New Mexico’s #1  ranked golf course, snow skiing, hiking and biking trails,  a premiere outdoor shooting sports facility, and fabulous scenic byways such as Historic Route 66 and the Turquoise Trail.

Appreciate New Mexico Wildlife

Wildlife West Nature Park, located in Edgewood, New Mexico, is home to more than 24 species of native New Mexico wildlife. Every one of its inhabitants is a rescued animal would not survive if released back into the wild. Now, the park is their home and every animal is lovingly cared for and provides visitors with the opportunity to learn and appreciate our state’s wildlife.

Explore the Trinkets & Treasures Trail

Shining a spotlight on the region’s growing one-of-a-kind shopping experiences, Greater Edgewood Area Chamber has created the Trinkets & Treasures Trail© to help visitors and residents discover the fun of searching for treasure in the area’s many quirky and distinct shops.

New Mexico Tourism & Travel

Discover New Mexico’s East Mountains for a unique family vacation. Whether you’re looking for equestrian, mountain biking, shooting sports, or glider rides, there are plenty of unique activities waiting. Find hand crafted art, museums, historic and cultural treasures, and more along our three scenic byways.



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