- Salmon Ruins and Heritage Park
A visit to Salmon Ruins and Heritage Park is a must for visitors to Bloomfield. Salmon Ruins is one of the largest outlying colonies built in the Chacoan style during the 11th century. This is a unique opportunity to not only walk among structures once occupied by Ancient Puebloans but to also explore the homestead of early pioneers and replica dwellings from a variety of cultures. For More information visit www.salmonruins.com
Angel Peak, a 7,000-foot pinnacle capped by sandstone, is a prominent landmark near Bloomfield. Angel Peak National Recreation Area is located about 20 miles south of Bloomfield and can accessed via U.S. Highway 550. The turnoff to a well-maintained gravel road that leads east of Highway 550 to the recreation site is located about 0.25 miles south of mile marker 137 on U.S. Highway 550.
- River walk
Hiking trails, a paved lighted walkway along the San Juan River, six picnic tables, three BBQ grills, a boat ramp, swim area and restrooms. The trail also has benches, trash receptacles, and dog stations. The river walk area is a popular spot to enjoy Bloomfield’s Olde Tyme Fourth of July events, which includes the best fireworks, display in the Four Corners on July 5 every year.
- San Juan River Balloon Rally
It’s one weekend out of the year that City of Bloomfield is definitely full of hot air. The annual San Juan River Balloon Rally, one of the most beautiful and unique events in our community, takes place in June each year. Bloomfield hosts the 3-day event that brings around 30 balloons to Bloomfield. The pilots, most of whom are regular participants in the rally, enjoy the community spirit the Bloomfield rally provides and almost all of them say they are treated better at this rally than any other.