Best trails in Cibola National Forest, New Mexico

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Looking for a great trail in Cibola National Forest, New Mexico? AllTrails has 93 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking 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. Ready for some activity? There are 54 moderate trails in Cibola National Forest ranging from 1.5 to 21.4 miles and from 5,659 to 10,666 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Tree Spring Trail
Cibola National Forest
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 2 h 8 m
A great summer hike since the trail is shaded about 80% of the way. $3 parking fee.Show more
#2 - Fourth of July Trail
Cibola National Forest
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Length: 5.1 mi • Est. 2 h 21 m
#3 - South Crest Trail #130 and La Luz Trail #137 Loop
Cibola National Forest
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 43 m
From the trailhead head south along the paved trail to the right of the restrooms. A few hundred yards along the trail the pavement will turn to dirt. There is an intermittent rail, always stay to the left of the rail. At 0.25 miles the trail will turn sharply left and ascend a stairway. Take the stairs to the top. At the top turn hard right and look for the fork in the trail. Take the right fork to Crest Trail #130. The trail will switchback through the forest most of the rest of the hike. At 0.55 miles the trail forks. Follow the left fork for Crest Trail #130. At 1.6 miles reach the Sandia Tram Platform. Return via Reverse Route.Show more
#4 - Armijo Trail and Faulty Trail Loop
Cibola National Forest
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 1 h 50 m
You can also access this trail at the Sulphur Canyon Parking Lot. This will add 1 mile to this trail.Show more
#5 - Kiwanis Cabin via South Crest Trail
Cibola National Forest
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 56 m
Easy forest hike above 10k feet to a 1930s CCC project. From the trailhead hike south along the paved trail to the right of the restrooms. A few hundred yards along the trail the pavement will turn to dirt. There is an intermittant hand-rail, always stay to the left of the rail. At 0.25 miles the trail will turn sharply left and ascend a stairway. Take the stairs to the top. At the top turn hard right and look for the fork in the trail. Take the right fork to Crest Trail #130. The trail will switchback through the forest most of the rest of the hike. At 0.55 miles the trail forks again at the junction of a forest road. Hike right on the road and follow the road to the cabin area. At 0.75 miles reach the CCC - Kiwanis Cabin. Return via Reverse Route.Show more
#6 - Tunnel Canyon, West Ridge, and Birdhouse Ridge Trail Loop
Cibola National Forest
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Length: 5.8 mi • Est. 2 h 56 m
#7 - 10K Trail (South Section)
Cibola National Forest
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 2 h 52 m
#8 - Sulphur Canyon, Faulty, and Bill Spring Trails Loop
Cibola National Forest
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 47 m
#9 - 4 Seasons Nature Trail #97
Cibola National Forest
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 13 m
#10 - Tecolote Trail
Cibola National Forest
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 21 m
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