Local Low Down

The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce website is a good source for local information. 
Also, the Los Alamos Online Visitor Guide is a comprehensive site.

 

Lodging

The Comfort Inn in Los Alamos is offering 1 queen bed for $99.00 (plus tax) or 2 queen beds for $105.00 (plus tax) or 1 king bed for $105.00 (plus tax). Reservations taken now. These discounts are good for the dates of 5/22/2020 through 5/24/2020. The fixed cut off date for reservations is Friday, May 1st, 2020. Cancellations must be made 2 days prior to arrival to avoid a cancellation penalty. Your reservation MUST be on a credit card only hold. You must call the hotel directly at 505-661-1110. and tell them you are participating in the Jemez Mountain Trail Runs.

The Hampton Inn & Suites in nearby White Rock, NM is offering 20% off of $169.00 plus tax, reservations taken now. This discount is good for the dates of 5/21/2020 through 5/25/2020. Reservations must be cancelled 48 hours in advance to avoid penalty.  You must call the hotel directly at 505-672-3838 and tell them you are participating in the Jemez Mountain Trail Runs.

The Holiday Inn Express in Los Alamos is not offering a discount but is an option. 

Cities of Gold Hotel & Casino in Pojoaque (20 mins from Los Alamos). No discount available for JMTR runners but a good alternative option if the other hotels are full.  

 

Camping

Los Alamos is adjacent to the Santa Fe National Forest and Bandelier National Monument. Camping in the National Forest is mostly along State Route 4 in the Jemez Mountains. Some undeveloped spots can be found closer to town. At Bandelier, the Ponderosa campground is the best choice, and is located near the intersection of State Route 4 and NM 501. See this Google map showing a number of local camping options. 

 

Dining

JMTR has a number of local restaurant friends and/or sponsors:

 

The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce maintains a listing of local restaurants.

 

Shopping

A number of local business support the JMTR:

  • CB Fox is a local department store carrying running gear and running fueling products. CB Fox donated many finisher's prizes and a monetary donation. CB Fox is selling the JMTR posters. Look for a coupon in the JMTR runner's manual as well.

 

Our local summer concert series has free concerts on Friday evenings throughout the spring and summer.


The Reel Deal movies theater is on Central Avenue in downtown Los Alamos. Los Alamos has a great swimming pool. There is also an abundance of great rock climbing in White Rock CanyonDiablo Canyon and Las Conchas in the Jemez.

The Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) at the Los Alamos Nature Center is a great place for family fun and education. Click the logo for more information:

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