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The Best Hiking in Cloudcroft

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Top hiking spots in and near Cloudcroft

  • Cloudcroft, New Mexico

    High Altitude Race Course

    9.38 mi / 1594 ft gain
    High Altitude Race Course is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Cloudcroft, New Mexico.
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  • Cloudcroft, New Mexico

    Osha Trail

    2.48 mi / 312 ft gain
    Osha Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Cloudcroft, New Mexico.
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  • Cloudcroft, New Mexico

    Hike the Osha Loop Trail

    2.5 mi / 400 ft gain
    Pleasant hike located in the higher elevations of the Sacramento Mountains . Fairly easy hike through forests and meadows. Very good views of the mountains, Whitesands National Monument and Cloudcroft. Abundant wildflowers in the summer. Good opportunity to connect to other trails in the area.  M...
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  • Cloudcroft, New Mexico

    Mexican Canyon Trestle

    2.13 mi / 358 ft gain
    Mexican Canyon Trestle is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Mayhill, New Mexico.
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  • Cloudcroft, New Mexico

    Old Cloudcroft Highway Trail Loop

    2.83 mi / 528 ft gain
    Old Cloudcroft Highway Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Cloudcroft, New Mexico.
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  • Cloudcroft, New Mexico

    Rim Trail: Trailhead 1 to Trailhead 4 Loop

    12.5 mi / 1568 ft gain
    Rim Trail: Trailhead 1 to Trailhead 4 Loop is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Cloudcroft, New Mexico.
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  • Cloudcroft, New Mexico

    Switchback and Old Cloudcroft Highway Trail

    4.33 mi / 610 ft gain
    Switchback and Old Cloudcroft Highway Trail is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Mayhill, New Mexico.
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  • Cloudcroft, New Mexico

    Fir and Little Apache Loop Trail

    5.47 mi / 869 ft gain
    Fir and Little Apache Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Cloudcroft, New Mexico.
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  • Cloudcroft, New Mexico

    Fir Trail

    2.53 mi / 463 ft gain
    Fir Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Cloudcroft, New Mexico.
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  • Cloudcroft, New Mexico

    Little Apache Trail

    3.1 mi / 472 ft gain
    Little Apache Trail is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Cloudcroft, New Mexico.
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  • Cloudcroft, New Mexico

    Stark Peak and Alamo Peak

    9.23 mi / 2635 ft gain
    Stark Peak and Alamo Peak is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Cloudcroft, New Mexico.
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  • Salado Canyon Trail, New Mexico

    Hike the Salado Canyon Trail

    3.4 mi / 307 ft gain
    Fairly easy trail on an old railroad bed. The trail is not steep and has nice scenery. The waterfall is sall but scenic, it is nice to see soe running water in the desert.
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  • La Luz, New Mexico

    Salado Canyon Trail

    1.95 mi / 203 ft gain
    Salado Canyon Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Cloudcroft, New Mexico.
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  • Cloudcroft, New Mexico

    Benson Canyon Trail

    9.13 mi / 1762 ft gain
    Benson Canyon Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Sunspot, New Mexico.
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  • Cloudcroft, New Mexico

    Camp at Bluff Springs

    5.0
    0 mi / 100 ft gain
    A mile up in elevation and only a few miles into Lincoln National Forest from Alamogordo, take off on the scenic Sunspot Highway that leads to the solar observation center before a short detour off a dirt road that arrives at Bluff Springs Waterfall (camping is free on all dirt roads). There you'...
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  • Cloudcroft, New Mexico

    Willie White and Wills Canyon Loop Trail

    10.26 mi / 1627 ft gain
    Willie White and Wills Canyon Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Sunspot, New Mexico.
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