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Recommended Routes in South Foothills Trails - 2

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Favorite Embudo Horse Trail's higher route provides several scenic overlooks of Albuquerque. Embudo Trail is visible to the right.
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Embudo Canyon

6.6 mi 10.7 km 1,712' Up 521.96 m Up 1,714' Down 522.37 m Down

Carnuel, NM
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Favorite Nice view to the south
Difficult Difficult

Whitewash Loop

12.9 mi 20.7 km 2,910' Up 886.86 m Up 2,910' Down 886.98 m Down

Carnuel, NM
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South Foothills Trails Hiking

  • 14 Miles 22 Kilometers of Trail
  • 2 Recommended Routes
  • 0 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 3 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 3 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in South Foothills Trails - 4

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3.9 mi 6.2 km #1Whitewash Trail
Very Difficult Very Difficult
Carnuel, NM
Very Difficult Very Difficult
Carnuel, NM
3.1 mi 5.0 km #2Embudo Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Carnuel, NM
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Carnuel, NM
6.2 mi 10.0 km #3Lower Foothills Trail 365
Intermediate Intermediate
Sandia Heights, NM
Intermediate Intermediate
Sandia Heights, NM

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There are some intimidating features at the end of the Embudo Trail, but they're conquerable.
Mar 1, 2016 near Carnuel, NM
Near sunset
Apr 16, 2022 near Carnuel, NM
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