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Travel to Los Alamos

The town of Los Alamos is located in northern New Mexico, about 100 miles (161 km) north of Albuquerque and 35 miles (56 km) northwest of Santa Fe.

Los Alamos is surrounded by the scenic Jemez Mountains, state and national parks, and quaint, historic towns. It attracts outdoors enthusiasts for the many recreational opportunities found there, including hiking, skiing, rock climbing, mountain biking and more. The average high and low winter temperature is 41º F and 20º F, respectively (5º C and -6º C); the average high and low summer temperature is 79º F and 54º F, respectively (26º C and 12º C).

Visitors to the MagLab's Pulsed Field Facility at Los Alamos National Laboratory will find a variety of accommodations. Rooms cost $60 to $90 per day. Whenever LANL reimbursement is expected, car rentals should be made through Hertz (about $40 per day). Low-cost housing is available for students.

Most distant visitors reach Los Alamos via the Albuquerque Airport.


Mailing address

Los Alamos National Laboratory
P.O. Box 1663
Los Alamos, NM 87545

Shipping address:

Los Alamos National Laboratory
Bikini Atoll Road, SM-30
Los Alamos, NM 87545

Last modified on 28 December 2022