Embudo Canyon

HARD 9 reviews

Embudo Canyon is a 5.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Albuquerque, NM that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

5.8 miles 1637 feet Loop

dogs on leash



nature trips



wild flowers



4 months ago

Great and easy hike for humans and the pups! Easily accessible and a great place to explore.

5 months ago

Great hike. Beautiful views, excellent scenery and a great work out. Hike was definitely a challenge, but we'll worth it. However, there are a ton of forks and trails leading different directions with no signs or directing signals. Overall I definitely enjoyed this hike.

5 months ago

Super easy. Very pretty!! Great hike for people that want to get out but have limited time.

7 months ago

9 months ago

Great winter hike. I was able to make it to the 3 Gun Spring Trail intersection however the snow made it slow going.

10 months ago

Starts in the mesa and assends into beautiful mountain views with steep rock faces. Bring water, sunscreen and food. Awesome!!!

1 year ago

nut a favorites but a place to exercise.

3 years ago

Embudo is south of, considerably shorter than, and quite a bit less traveled than its bigger brother, Embudito Trail (192). The trail is very poorly marked (there were only 2 signposts that I saw the entire time; one at the trailhead and one at the top, where it meets with Three Gun Spring Trail), but I don't mind that about trails. There are also several forks and therefore several ways to get to the end of the route, so just pick which ever you prefer and they will all lead to the same place. There are neat rock formations to see, some large boulders to scale and awesome views of the city to the west. I thoroughly enjoyed this hike, it was actually one of my favorites of all the ones in Sandia that I have accomplished thus far.