Play in Los Alamos

Art, history, science, culture, recreation and amazing outdoor adventures are all part of the many things to see and do in Los Alamos.

With three national parks, 150+ mile trails network, Bradbury Science Museum, golf, swimming, ice skating, skiing, mountain biking, hiking, camping, birding, Los Alamos History Museum, recreational programs, concerts by the pond, lectures and events, there is no shortage of activities to experience in Los Alamos.

Los Alamos Play Amenities

Bandelier National Monument

Bandelier National Monument, one of the National Park Service’s oldest sites (1916), boasts Ancestral Pueblo dwellings scattered across a landscape of broad mesas and steep-walled canyons that provide habitat for a diversity of plant and animal life.Read More »

Bradbury Science Museum

Visitors experience more than 40 interactive exhibits within the Museum’s three galleries—History, Defense and Research. Two 16-minute films shown throughout the day tell the stories of the race to build the first atomic bomb during the Manhattan Project and the work Los Alamos National Laboratory does today.Read More »

Discover Los Alamos

The Los Alamos Meeting & Visitor Bureau works to welcome visitors to Los Alamos and invite them to enjoy our ancient ruins, enlightening museums, and high-altitude sports.Read More »

Los Alamos Creative District

Los Alamos has the only “Creative” Arts & Cultural District in the state. Los Alamos is designated as “creative” to highlight arts, culture, and science in our downtown.Read More »

Los Alamos History Museum

The Los Alamos Historical Society preserves, promotes, and communicates the remarkable history and inspiring stories of Los Alamos and its people for the community, global audience and future generations.Read More »

Los Alamos MainStreet

Los Alamos MainStreet is an award-winning district that focuses on the community’s connection to history and science, facilitates community events, and supports the local business community that contributes to the vitality of downtown. LAMS provides locals and visitors a special place to gather, relax and enjoy the history and beauty of Los Alamos.Read More »

Los Alamos Teen Center

With over 10,000 square feet of specially designed program space to serve young adults, the Teen Center facilities include a music recording studio and performance space, movie/game room, computer labs, art studio and yoga studio. Enrichment programs, activities, events and training are offered free to teens.Read More »

Manhattan Project National Historical Park

One of the most unusual assets of the National Park Service, the Manhattan Project National Historical Park tells the story of America’s race to create an atomic weapon to end World War II.Read More »

Pajarito Mountain

More than 150 miles of trails are woven throughout the townsites and surrounding mountains. With so many sunny days, even in winter, hiking and mountain biking are year-round sports. One of the best sports and recreation venues in northern New Mexico!Read More »

Trails & Open Spaces

Los Alamos County’s trails provide some of the most exceptional views of the surrounding canyons, mesas, valleys and mountains. Whether by bike, horseback, wheelchair or walking, there is a trail to match your desired experience.Read More »

Valles Caldera National Preserve

Hike and bird watch in the 89,000-acre Valles Caldera National Preserve which encompasses a dormant volcano that clearly illustrates massive explosive volcanic eruptions, caldera formation and the functioning of active geothermal systems.Read More »
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