The National Conference on Wilderness Medicine

Santa Fe, New Mexico

May 29 - June 2, 2019


To enhance your overall experience during this special week in Santa Fe, we are offering a variety of social and recreational activities that can be enjoyed individually or as a family. Please note all activities need to be booked directly through the activity provider listed below.

W elcome to Santa Fe - "Land of Enchantment". Santa Fe is unlike any other destination in the country, and in fact, is nicknamed "The City Different." There is a colorful, international-style charm about Santa Fe that has attracted people for almost 400 years. It is the oldest capital city in the United States and is unique in the blending of Native American, Hispanic, and Anglo cultures. The center of town is the Plaza, a tree-lined park surrounded by businesses and historic churches, much like in traditional European cities.

SETTING/CLIMATE - Santa Fe is a place of enchanting beauty, set at 7,000 feet in the Rocky Mountain foothills. It has indescribable blue skies and boasts over 300 days of sunshine each year. As you experience its pure light, and feel its positive energy, you'll understand why this city has attracted so many artists over the years and why it has become an international art center. Daytime temperatures to range from 70-80 F.

ART/CULTURE - Despite its small population of 80,000 residents, Santa Fe overflows with world-renowned cuisine, art, and culture. Stroll the adobe-lined streets that feature over 250 art galleries, countless restaurants, and noted music, theater, and dance performances. Santa Fe is a city of museums including The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, The International Folk Art Museum, and several that focus on indigenous history and culture.

SHOPPING - Santa Fe is a well-known shopper’s paradise. Much of the merchandise is made in Santa Fe and the Southwest, including art, specialty food products, clothing, jewelry, woven and leather goods, pottery, and furniture.

INDIAN PUEBLOS - Be sure to visit some of the nearby Indian Pueblos, among the oldest communities in America. Attend ceremonial dances and experience the rich art and culture that has endured for several hundred years.

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Santa Fe is a natural base for excursions into northern New Mexico. The surrounding area is brimming with wilderness recreation, and hundreds of sites from early American cultures — including Pecos National Historic Park, the Puye Cliff Dwellings, and Taos Pueblo

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The most popular trip on the Rio Grande is the nearby 1/2 day “Racecourse”. Exciting class II & III rapids in a spectacular canyon - ideal for both first-time and experienced paddlers.

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Bandelier National Monument - The park harbors Anasazi (early Pueblo Indian) ruins and cliff dwellings among deep canyons and cliffs on the edge of one of the largest inactive volcanoes in the world. The renowned Tent Rocks National Monument offers stunning rock formations and scenery.

For more information or to register please call

844-WILDCME (844-945-3263)

For more information or to register please call