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Best trails in Apache Kid Wilderness

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Looking for a great trail in Apache Kid Wilderness, New Mexico? AllTrails has 7 great hiking trails, forest trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 7 hard trails in Apache Kid Wilderness ranging from 3 to 20.7 miles and from 7,381 to 10,328 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - West Blue Mountain via Apache Kid Trail #43
Apache Kid Wilderness
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Length: 20.7 mi • Est. Multi-day
This trail begins at the Springtime Campground. On the way to West Blue Mountain, the route shown on this page passes by San Mateo Peak, Apache Kid Peak, and Blue Mountain.Show more
#2 - Corn Canyon Loop
Apache Kid Wilderness
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 4 h 42 m
#3 - San Mateo Peak via Apache Kid Trail (#43)
Apache Kid Wilderness
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 4 h 53 m
This trail begins at the Springtime Campground and ends at San Mateo Peak.Show more
#4 - Vick’s Peak and San Mateo Mountain Loop
Apache Kid Wilderness
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 4 h 38 m
This route starts at the trailhead on Forest Service Road 225 and continues up Rock Springs Canyon.Show more
#5 - Lost Trails
Apache Kid Wilderness
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Length: 9 mi • Est. 5 h 18 m
Rugged hike on unmaintained trails. This is essentially an off-trail hike with a series of scrambles. Only recommended for those who are comfortable with their backcountry skills. Begins at the Corn Canyon Trail which, is not on the Forest Service maps, but is marked with cairns and ducks. The rest of the journey requires a keen eye for ancient tree blaze markings.Show more
#6 - Vick's Peak via Rock Springs Canyon
Apache Kid Wilderness
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 2 h 53 m
This route starts at the trailhead on Forest Service Road 225 and continues up Rock Springs Canyon.Show more
#7 - Vick's Peak via Shipman Trail (#50)
Apache Kid Wilderness
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Length: 12.2 mi • Est. 8 h 8 m
This route begins at the Springtime Campground and leads to Vick's Peak. Show more