Box Canyon Trail

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Box Canyon Trail is a 15.1 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Socorro, New Mexico that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, rock climbing, camping, and horses and is accessible year-round. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
15.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1699 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

kid friendly

camping

hiking

rock climbing

horseback riding

cave

views

wild flowers

Neat canyon with wonderful lava caves and great place for climbing southwest of Socorro, NM

rock climbing
15 days ago

rock climbing
1 month ago

hiking
2 months ago

The real trailhead is not at the restroom parking lot but ¾ of mile up Torreon Spring Rd. As you stand at the sign board look right and that’s the gravel road. Sign clearly marks trail along that road. Consider first walking down Box Canyon.

3 months ago

nice caves, a bunch of bats in the big one, alot of climbing and bouldering routes, bathrooms on site

hiking
Friday, December 30, 2011

Fun canyon to hike with neat caves and if you are a climber, it is a great spot.