Los Alamos and the Jemez Mountains offer a wealth of recreational and cultural possibilities for all interests and abilities.
Nearby scheduled air service comes to Santa Fe and Albuquerque. There is public transit available to Los Alamos from both places on weekdays (although schedules are not designed for the recreational visitor), shuttle services, and car rentals are available.
Altitudes in the area range from 5500 feet (about the same altitude as Denver) to over 10,000 feet. Los Alamos sits at 7500 feet. It is important to carry and drink plenty of water and to consider the altitude.