El Cerro Peak

MODERATE 2 reviews

El Cerro Peak is a 4.4 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Los Lunas, New Mexico that offers the chance to see wildlife. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking and trail running. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
4.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1243 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

hiking

trail running

views

wildlife

no shade

hiking
4 months ago

The hike up to the top offers a variety of views over Valencia county. The hike also has a unique challenge due to the trail being extremely sandy in places. Shade is limited so bring plenty of water and sun screen. At the top you can catch a 360 degree view of the valley and distant mountains.

hiking
Thursday, March 16, 2017