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blueBlack Crater Rim Trail

Trail

0.9 mile 1.5 kilometer loop
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 250' 76 m
Descent: -277' -84 m
High: 8,148' 2,483 m
Low: 7,874' 2,400 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 11% (6°)
Max Grade: 26% (14°)

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Experience a breathtaking trail around Capulin Crater.

Isaac Bozeman

Features Birding · Views · Wildlife

Standard NPS regulations apply.

Need to Know

Make sure you are not on the mountain during a rain or thunderstorm.

Description

This trail starts in the parking lot on Capulin Volcano. Follow the trail around and back. There are not any trails that branch off of this one, so it is pretty straightforward. This trail offers breathtaking views of the surrounding area.

Flora & Fauna

Shrubs, butterflies, deer, and more can be found here.

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Aug 10, 2014
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Sep 10, 2007
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