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Numerous agencies can assist you with planning your trip. The Visitors Information Center for the New Mexico Department of Tourism is located at 491 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501 (tel. 800/545-2070 or 505/827-7400; www.newmexico.org). Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Taos each have their own information service for visitors.

A valuable resource for information on outdoor recreation is the Public Lands Information Center, on the south side of town at 1474 Rodeo Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87505 (tel. 877/276-9404 or 505/438-7542; www.publiclands.org). Here, adventurers can find out what's available on lands administered by the National Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Park Service, the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish (which sells hunting and fishing licenses), and the New Mexico State Parks Division. The Information Center collaborates with the New Mexico Department of Tourism. Log on to the website and you'll also be able to access links to hundreds of separate sites, which can be found by looking up either a particular activity or agency.

The New Mexico Department of Tourism will send you a free state map. Call 800/545-2070 or 505/827-7400. Or check out www.maporama.com or www.mapquest.com.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.