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Recommended Routes in North Central New Mexico - 24

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Favorite Santa Fe Baldy
Difficult

Double Baldy with a side of Redondo

18.8 mi 30.2 km 4,344' Up 1324.03 m Up 4,343' Down 1323.65 m Down

Santa Fe, NM
Favorite One step at a time
Intermediate/Difficult

Dale Ball to Big T Campground

24.0 mi 38.7 km 4,380' Up 1335.13 m Up 4,380' Down 1335.05 m Down

Santa Fe, NM
Favorite A lake, some colorful leaves and a summit.  Three good things to make a run memorable.
Difficult

Bear Wallow to Lake Peak

15.8 mi 25.4 km 4,661' Up 1420.59 m Up 4,662' Down 1420.99 m Down

Santa Fe, NM
Favorite There are lots of great formations along this trail.
Difficult

Shrine of the Stone Lions AKA Yapashi Pueblo Ruins

12.8 mi 20.7 km 2,548' Up 776.56 m Up 2,548' Down 776.52 m Down

White Rock, NM
Favorite View from the climb to the overlook
Intermediate/Difficult

Slot Canyon Trail Out and Back

3.0 mi 4.8 km 815' Up 248.3 m Up 814' Down 248.14 m Down

Santo D…, NM
Favorite There are lots of great formations along this trail.
Easy/Intermediate

Main Loop Nature Trail

1.4 mi 2.3 km 222' Up 67.66 m Up 223' Down 67.88 m Down

White Rock, NM
Favorite Lots of fun bridges on the Winsor Trail
Intermediate

Chamisa Trail Loop via Saddleback and Windsor

9.9 mi 16.0 km 1,908' Up 581.68 m Up 1,897' Down 578.25 m Down

Santa Fe, NM
Favorite View out of the Falls Canyon looking at the Rio Grande.
Intermediate

Falls Trail

2.9 mi 4.6 km 360' Up 109.82 m Up 360' Down 109.85 m Down

White Rock, NM
Favorite Sandia Mountains looking south from Pajarito Mountain. Frijoles Canyon in Bandelier National Monument is in the middle ground
Very Difficult

Los Alamos County Low Point to High Point

38.0 mi 61.1 km 9,338' Up 2846.1 m Up 7,914' Down 2412.07 m Down

White Rock, NM

North Central New Mexico Hiking

  • 1,042 Miles 1,677 Kilometers of Trail
  • 24 Recommended Routes
  • 40 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 141 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 60 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in North Central New Mexico - 217

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1.4 mi 2.2 km #1Grasshopper Canyon
Intermediate
Pecos, NM
Intermediate
Pecos, NM
4.3 mi 6.9 km #2Mid Alamo Trail
Intermediate
White Rock, NM
Intermediate
White Rock, NM
7.1 mi 11.4 km #3Frijoles Rim Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
White Rock, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
White Rock, NM
5.1 mi 8.2 km #4West Alamo Rim Trail
Intermediate
Los Alamos, NM
Intermediate
Los Alamos, NM
1.2 mi 2.0 km #5Cave Loop Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Santo Domingo Pueblo, NM
Easy/Intermediate
Santo Domingo Pueblo, NM 11 
1.1 mi 1.7 km #6Slot Canyon Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Santo Domingo Pueblo, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
Santo Domingo Pueblo, NM
1.7 mi 2.7 km #7Frey Trail
Intermediate
White Rock, NM
Intermediate
White Rock, NM
5.9 mi 9.5 km #8Burro Trail
Difficult
White Rock, NM
Difficult
White Rock, NM
2.0 mi 3.2 km #9Ponderosa Trail
Intermediate
Los Alamos, NM
Intermediate
Los Alamos, NM
1.0 mi 1.6 km #10Burro Trail Connector
Easy
White Rock, NM
Easy
White Rock, NM

Photos of North Central New Mexico - 277

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Bighorn Sheep on the rim of the Rio Grande Canyon
Dec 2, 2017 near Arroyo…, NM
Tent Rock Formations
Dec 6, 2017 near Santo D…, NM
View from the climb to the overlook
May 8, 2018 near Santo D…, NM
At the end of the Slot Canyon Trail.
Aug 20, 2018 near Santo D…, NM
Looking down into Valles Caldera
Jun 27, 2020 near Los Alamos, NM
Santa Fe Baldy
Mar 5, 2021 near Nambe, NM
View from the trail.
Nov 23, 2022 near Ranchos…, NM
View from the trail
Nov 23, 2022 near Ranchos…, NM