Cruces Basin Trail

MODERATE 2 reviews
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Cruces Basin Trail is a 7.5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Petaca, New Mexico that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking and is best used from May until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
7.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1,765 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

hiking

walking

river

waterfall

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

love this place, great for a day hike in and out, also great overnight hike and camp.

hiking
Saturday, August 17, 2013

Favorite place on earth! Lots of wildlife, gorgeous views, solitary views, and lush streams!