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Bridal Veil Falls Trail (T129)

Easy/Intermediate
 3.8 (5)

A gravelly doubletrack on an old railroad bed leading to Bridal Veil Falls.


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Map Key

2.0

Miles

3.2

KM

Point to Point

6,186' 1,886 m

High

5,875' 1,791 m

Low

12' 4 m

Up

323' 98 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

12%

Max Grade (7°)

Dogs Leashed

Features River/Creek · Views · Waterfall

Description

Bridal Veil Falls Trail is a section of the repurposed Rails-to-Trails that includes two other trails in the area. This trail rolls down mostly doubletrack to the waterfall. There are one or two short, moderate climbs on singletrack. The trail includes a railroad trestle over the stream as well as a couple of cattle gates.

Flora & Fauna

Piñon, juniper, and cottonwoods as you near the stream and waterfall. Deer as well as a variety of birds. Sheep have been spotted in the area as well.

Contacts

Shared By:

Eric Borer

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  3.8 from 5 votes

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Photos

Above Bridal Veil Falls, below the bridge on Grandview Trail.
Jan 24, 2022 near La Luz, NM
This trestle lives below the Bridal Veil Falls Trailhead.
Dec 8, 2016 near La Luz, NM
Bridal veil falls.
Mar 14, 2018 near La Luz, NM
Looking west from the trail
Mar 14, 2018 near La Luz, NM

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Apr 10, 2021
Kristen Morgan
Jun 14, 2020
Peter Ventres
Took the long way to get there via the Grand View Trail. Easy hike on a well established trail with several old train trusses & historic markers. 3.5mi
Mar 23, 2020
Jackie Moquin
Mar 31, 2019
Bianca McParlane
Dec 21, 2018
Jennifer Wilson
Sep 23, 2018
Mario Anest
4mi