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Tent Rocks Slot Canyon Trail

Cochiti Pueblo, NM

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Tent Rocks Canyon trail is 3 miles out and back hiking trail through a slot canyon with hoodos and striated rock formations. It is a religious site of the Cochiti Pueblo.

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DSNA - Dripping Springs Trail.
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9 Completed 0 Reviews

Nice easy hike, with some interesting historical buildings along the way (including a Tuberculosis Sanitorium, which sounds pretty scary, and looked it). Saw a deer early on the trail mid-afternoon, which was a bit unexpected. There's a stream / dripping spring at the end which is kind of nice and peaceful, though not spectacular or anything.

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La Luz Trail
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9 Completed 0 Reviews

The best hike I've done in New Mexico so far... great views for most of the trail, and the trail is in good shape and heavily traveled. I went a bit early in the season and thus had nearly 3 miles of snow-covered trail at the end, which ended up being slow going with just hiking poles (definitely should've had microspikes for that section). Great to have a nice restaurant and tram to get down, though the hike back to the car from the end of the tram is not short (2+ miles of a lot of up-and-down hiking).

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Robledo Mountains and Las Uvas Mountains Wilderness Study Areas Trails
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9 Completed 0 Reviews

Made my own trail up to Robledo Peak, starting from the slot canyon hike at the edge of the Rio Grande on the east side of the Robledos. Near the end of the slot canyon, it's fairly easy to scramble out and up to a little ridge / series of increasing hills leading up to the steeper approach to Robledo Mtn from the south. I just kept hiking to the south / left looking for a less steep way up, and eventually found a way (with some very minor, less than 10 feet high rock scrambling in a few spots near the top). Took a little over 2 hours to the summit, and the views were great. Too bad there is no marked trail on the east side as it's worth it!

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Picacho Peak Loop
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9 Completed 0 Reviews

I just did the direct trail to the peak... fairly easy to make it up in about 30 minutes, with a moderate climb rate. Nice views in all directions. The dirt/sand road in to the parking lot is a little rough and branches off in various places with no signs, which isn't very helpful.

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Pine Tree Trail
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9 Completed 0 Reviews

This is one of the nicest, most rewarding fairly easy trails in the area. Well maintained, good views a lot of the way, and nice overall length. Some cool little streams you cross early in the hike too. Should be a great way to see the poppies in the valley near White Sands in a week or two.

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Aguirre Springs - Baylor Pass East
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9 Completed 0 Reviews

Nice, easy hike with some cool views of the east side of the Organs, especially the Rabbit Ears. This is a much nicer way to get to Baylor Pass, as opposed to the west trail (which is very bouldery and overgrown). Ended up continuing on to Baylor Peak off to the right (north) of Baylor Pass, which has a somewhat faint but followable fairly steep trail up to Baylor Peak with some great views.

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DSNA - Organ Needles Trail.
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9 Completed 0 Reviews

This was one of the more stressful hikes I've done in awhile... lots of steep, narrow trail sections with sharp, desert plants stabbing you along the way. Got a late start and made it to the rock scramble near the summit a little after 2, where a decent sized group of hikers were belaying down. Took the belay up, and the summit views were very rewarding and spectacular. When I went back down, the group was gone and had to go down the tricky scramble section with no support, but it wasn't as bad as it looked. (Just don't slip!) Overall it took just a bit over 7 hours, starting from the parking lot near the start of the Filmore Canyon Trail. I'm giving it 4 stars for the views, but this was not a fun hike in a lot of places (felt dangerous). I did not have problems trail finding though, as some people mentioned.

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Pino Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Upper parts are snow/ice packed right now, I manged fine with my running shoes but yak tracks would have been nice! Lots of dead and fallen trees so keep your eyes open. Snow in upper parts (for now) for dog hydration, streams are not running. Pretty chilly winds still so bring warm clothes to put on. Crowded at the bottom and some unfriendly unleashed dogs (annoying) but once the going gets a little tough people thin out. No place for cover in event of lightening storm except High Finance so leave early during the monsoons. I can't wait for the Spring when the flowers and butterflies come out, that is the Pino's finest time!

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canyon rim trail
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8 Completed 3 Reviews

Nice paved trail along rim. No elevation change, but a good walk. Nice 360 degree views. Wheelchair, dog friendly. Little shade so would recommend early am or sundown walk in a warm day. Enjoy!

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Cebolla Mesa / Big Arsenic Trails
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

Came here yesterday with my two dogs. It had rained and snowed two days prior so the road was crazy muddy. If I hadn't had my jeep I would have been stranded, for sure. But as the day wore on, the road dried more and was much easier to travel back than it was coming in.

Once we got to the trail it was too narrow for two dogs and my self and too steep for my more senior dog to walk back up. So we just walked around the mesa top instead. It was beautiful. Still worth the trip.

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