Hike the Pine Tree Trail Loop

New Mexico Pine Tree Loop Parking Area

Added by The Outbound Collective

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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Activities:

Hiking

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Year Round

Trail Type:

Loop

Distance:

4.2 Miles

Elev. Gain:

1023 Feet

Rating:

Features:

Easy Parking
Forest
Scenic
Wildlife

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7 months ago

Easy Does It

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

7 months ago

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