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Hydra Trail in City of Rocks State Park

Faywood, New Mexico



3.66 miles

Elevation Gain

240 ft

Route Type



Added by Jean-Claude Linossi

Flat, wide, and well maintained trail with very good views of the rock formations in the State Park. Possibility to add more mileage by connecting to other trails.

Start the hike from the visitor center. Hike toward the botanical garden and continue on the trail around the rock formations. You can wind your way through the taller rocks and enjoy the view! Connect to the other trails in the park for some additional hiking. There is little shade so bring plenty of water. Be sure to pick up a map at the visitor center or download it here

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Rock Climbing
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Picnic Area

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