Best trails in Philmont Scout Ranch

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Looking for a great trail in Philmont Scout Ranch, New Mexico? AllTrails has 26 great hiking trails, running 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. Ready for some activity? There are 18 moderate trails in Philmont Scout Ranch ranging from 3.4 to 59.5 miles and from 6,509 to 11,735 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Bonita Canyon and Middle Point Creek
Philmont Scout Ranch
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Length: 11.2 mi • Est. 5 h 8 m
Bonita Canyon and Middle Point Creek is a 11.2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Cimarron, New Mexico that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. TheShow more
#2 - South Philmont: Zastrow Turnaround to Tooth of Time
Philmont Scout Ranch
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Length: 32.2 mi • Est. Multi-day
Trail within the Philmont Scout Ranch. Registration required to enter, hike, and camp in the park.Show more
#3 - Baldy Mountain Loop
Philmont Scout Ranch
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 4 h 38 m
Baldy Mountain Loop is a 7.1 mile loop trail located near Cimarron, New Mexico that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, nature trips, and backpShow more
#4 - Hunting Lodge Staff Camp to Tooth of Time to Tooth Ridge Trail Camp
Philmont Scout Ranch
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Length: 8.4 mi • Est. 5 h 3 m
Trail within the Philmont Scout Ranch. Registration required to enter, hike, and camp in the park.Show more
#5 - Philmont Trek 10
Philmont Scout Ranch
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Length: 53.8 mi • Est. Multi-day
This is the tenth trek at Philmont Scout Ranch. For more information, including full itineraries, visit: https://www.philmontscoutranch.org/Show more
#6 - South Ponil Creek and Santa Claus Canyon
Philmont Scout Ranch
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Length: 18.2 mi • Est. 9 h 17 m
South Ponil Creek and Santa Claus Canyon is a 18.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Cimarron, New Mexico that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The trail is pShow more
#7 - Cimarron Range Loop
Philmont Scout Ranch
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Length: 53.7 mi • Est. Multi-day
Trail within the Philmont Scout Ranch. Registration required to enter, hike, and camp in the park.Show more
#8 - Urraca Philmont Trail
Philmont Scout Ranch
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 59 m
Trail within the Philmont Scout Ranch. Registration required to enter, hike, and camp in the park.Show more
#9 - Graveyard Canyon to Templeton Canyon
Philmont Scout Ranch
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Length: 36.3 mi • Est. Multi-day
Graveyard Canyon to Templeton Canyon is a 36.3 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Cimarron, New Mexico that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trailShow more
#10 - Crater Lake to Phillips Junction via Trail Peak
Philmont Scout Ranch
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Length: 9.3 mi • Est. 5 h 11 m
Crater Lake to Phillips Junction via Trail Peak is a 9.3 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Cimarron, New Mexico that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is Show more
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