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Cloudcroft: Alamogordo to Cloudcroft

MODERATE 14 reviews
#39 of 56 trails in

Cloudcroft: Alamogordo to Cloudcroft is a 19.3 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Alamogordo, New Mexico that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for scenic driving and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 19.3 miles Elevation Gain: 4,484 feet Route Type: Point to Point

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US 82 - Alamogordo to Cloudcroft

Tue Mar 27 2018

What a view. Nice highway and you go from flatlands to mountains in minutes, lots of great trails and ponderosa pines

Sat Oct 21 2017

Easy trail moderate inclines with good scenic view into the valley and not to far off the main road of 82. Nice little waterfall to take pictures at good easy trail.

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Sun Jul 16 2017

Have driven this road several times. Always a pleasure to drive.

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Sun Aug 28 2016

Beautiful drive up the mountain. It really is amazing how quickly the scenery changes from desert scrub to dense alpine forest. Plenty of trails and outlook points on the way.

Thu Apr 03 2014

There's a badass waterfall here! Wish you had pictures of it. Or I wish I knew how to upload mine!

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Sat May 04 2013

This is quite a drive! Starting at Alamogordo, you gain some 4,000' of elevation in about 20 miles! Not bad, if you're in a car; but it can put a strain on an RV or pickup pulling a 5th wheel.

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