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Atalaya Mountain Trail

Santa Fe, NM

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Atalaya Mountain Trail is a 6 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Santa Fe, NM that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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Pacheco Canyon Trail
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1 Completed 0 Reviews

Nice trail. Great views
But starts at Four Seasons Hotel which must have been built since this All Trails map was drawn.
Trailhead is on the side of the service area road of the Hotel.

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Picacho Peak Trail
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3 Completed 0 Reviews

Good trail, great hike. Moderate to a bit strenuous for me. Kept a good pace up and got in a good workout. May take it easier next time and enjoy the experience a bit more. View from the top is definitely worth the hike. NOT a waste of a few hours. Will be putting this on my list of favorites.

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Black Canyon Trail
by T Berry

8 Completed 0 Reviews

I hiked this trail without the map. I started from the campground and ended up going off trail and going for the Ridgeline peaking at the top of one of the open peaks. Gorgeous views and the cool weather and some snow still left in the ground for March was an added bonus. the basic trail is goid, but if you feel adventurous, go fir the top.. it's well worth it.

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Black Canyon Trail
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3 Completed 0 Reviews

Nice short, quiet trail.

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Chamisa Trail Loop
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3 Completed 0 Reviews

Up, up and more up. Worth it though. Keep a conservative pace and the hike is enjoyable. Lots of downhill for a nice finish.

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Black Canyon Trail
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1 Completed 0 Reviews

Awesome hike, even in early spring and with some hail.

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Atalaya Mountain Trail
by Sriram R

1 Completed 0 Reviews

We hiked this towards afternoon to sunset and took the easier route going up and back the steeper route.

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Tsankawi Ruin Trail
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42 Completed 9 Reviews

This is a fun trail because of the unique nature of the trail itself and the evidence of life here in the canyon many years ago. When we visited in July there were not a lot of people here, but it was very warm. The trail has a parking lot, but if you do not know about it, you may miss it.

The trail has a trail guide which is well worth the purchase price that will tell you about the ruins and the cliff writings as you go. The trail is well marked and in many spots you can not help but follow it as the ruts are so deep that you have to stay in them. You can imagine how long these people were here to make these kinds of pathways up and down from the canyon floor.

The combination of ladders and tight squeezes make this a fun one for the kids, but be sure that you bring plenty of water along with you as what you bring is all you have.

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Tsankawi Ruin Trail
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25 Completed 16 Reviews

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Tsankawi Ruin Trail
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581 Completed 592 Reviews

An overlooked trail in Bandelier NP. A lot of indian art. Ruins are just rubble, though their are some dugouts in the cliffs. It was fun to climb three ladders incorporated in the trail.