Gran Quivira Mission is a 1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Mountainair, New Mexico that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 1.0 miles Elevation Gain: 72 feet Route Type: Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly


nature trips


bird watching




historic site

Grand Quivira is 27 miles south of Mountainair off of N.M. 55

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Really pleasant hike. Very educational. Super easy. Took tons of photos. Went with my husband, MIL, 2 teen sons, and our dog.

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Beautiful place that takes you back in history

Thursday, February 09, 2012

The Salinas Pueblo Missions is made up of 3 parts. 1. Quarai, 2. Gran Quivira, 3. Abo -- A great free family trip that can be done in one long day or broken up. Each place has a path that goes around and sometimes through the ruins and that in itself can add up to a nice walk. Quarai alone has a separate trail that is a mile loop known as the Spanish Corral Loop. Nice easy Hike.

12 days ago

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