This trail is tucked into the foothills of the Organ Mountains. Features diverse plant life and terrain. 

Park in the Parking area at the end of Aguirre Springs Loop. The trailhead is across the road. The trail will take you in a loop. Enjoy the diversity of plant life and the varied landscape. There are numerous interesting geological and ecological features in these foothills. 

Photos: Patrick AlexanderJ.J.

Pack List

  • Sturdy shoes
  • Water
  • Sun protection
  • $5 for day pass
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RT Distance 4.2 Miles
Elevation Gain 1023 Feet
Activities Hiking
Skill Level Beginner
Season Year Round
Trail Type Loop
Features
Easy Parking
Forest
Scenic
Wildlife

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Not “easy” but moderate

Very nice, one of our favorite hikes in New Mexico. However this is NOT an “easy” hike, we would call it moderate.

Hikes in National Monuments

Have hiked this trail a couple of times , in the winter and in the summer. Nice scenery everytime.

Easy Does It

Nice quick hike close to town. The scenery is awesome... These pictures don't do it justice.


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