Hike the Aztec Cave trail

0.6 Miles Round Trip - 501 ft gain - Point-to-Point Trail

31.928466,-106.509114 - Search Nearby - Added by Jean-Claude Linossi

Fairly easy hike to some interesting caves and very good views of the Franklin Mountains and the Rio Grande Valley.

Start your hike from the parking lot and cross an arroyo to start your ascent to the cave. The trail climbs steadily but not difficult to hike. There are benches along the way if you need to rest your legs. The caves are small but interesting and from the caves you have very good views of the state park and the Rio Grande Valley below. There are lots of wildflowers in the summer.

Tags

Photography
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Details

0.6 Miles
501 ft elevation gain
Point-to-Point Trail

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Las Cruces, New Mexico

Las Cruces KOA

Sunspot, New Mexico

Slide Group Area

Alamogordo, New Mexico

Alamogordo / White Sands KOA

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