EE Canyon Trail

MODERATE 4 reviews
#27 of 50 trails in

EE Canyon Trail is a 6.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Gila Hot Springs, New Mexico that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
6.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
938 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

hiking
6 months ago

This trail was severely burned in 93 which actually means that it receives almost no traffic and has incomprable views for quite a lot of it because the panoramic vista is unobscured. The trail was a little tough to follow at times but not too bad and I didn’t see another soul while I was on it, which was quite a treat considering how trafficked a lot of that area is.

8 months ago

This is a beautiful loop through many ecosystems. But towards the river it’s impossible to stay on / find the trail. Some ranger yelled at us for “trespassing” on the monument, as if we wanted to be bushwhacking!

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Easy enough of a hike but trail through EE canyon was hard to follow. USFS had done some trail clearing in 2015 but still tough. But this was a downhill dry canyon towards a river so getting lost was not a concern. In March 2016 I encountered no hikers except a few backpackers on the West Fork trail.

hiking
4 months ago