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Agave-Mundys to Aztec Cave Loop Trail is a 4.9 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Canutillo, Texas that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, and rock climbing and is accessible year-round.

Length 4.9 mi Elevation gain 1,246 ft Route type Loop

Hiking

Rock climbing

Running

Cave

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Wild flowers

Wildlife

Rocky

No shade

No dogs

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Getting There

Advanced day pass reservations required; face coverings recommended; gathering of groups larger than five people are not allowed, except for families or people living in the same household; maintain six-foot social distancing. Visitors should check the Texas State Parks Alert Map regularly for the latest status of parks. A few feet from the trailhead (31.91667, -106.50919), you turn to your right and walk on the Agave Trail, then continue on the Mundy's Trail. About the mile 2.1, you will find a trail on your left, continue through there. This trail, although it is not on the map, is very well marked; you just have to walk carefully because it is rocky and steeper. At the mile 2.5 you are up near the Aztec Cave and you start going down until you find the trail that takes you to the cave, in this part the trail goes down by a small arroyo not very well marked. You can visit the cave and then descend again by the same trail until you find the Tom Mays Trail that will take you back to the point where you started. At the mile 3.5 you can continue to the Aztec Trail trailhead to arrive to the Tom Mays Trail, if you turn to your left, you will find a trail that is not well marked but will also take you to the Tom Mays Trail. For those who like adventure this is an interesting trail with wonderful views and beautiful rock formations.

"On the west side of the Trans-Mountain road, about 3.8 miles from I-10, enter to Tom Mays Unit of the Franklin Mountains State Park. After paying the park fee, drive on the Tom Mays Park Access Rd and turn to your right at the first paved road, at the end you will find a parking lot and the trailhead (31.91667, -106.50919).

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Nubia Bermudez
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This is a good trail for someone with a lot of experience and if the adequate amount of water is packed. By no means it’s a moderate trial, it’s hard. There are parts where you can’t really tell if there’s a path or not. Be safe out there!

Patricia Cisneros
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Kelsey Abert
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Jean-Claude Linossi
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This is a nice hike with excellent views of the Franklin Mountain State Park

Jorge Carrillo
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The part that starts at the Mundy’s Trail, before arriving to the gap, it is a not much used trail, but is a very nice route. Rocky and steeper but well defined, with fantastic rock formations. It is worth walking it.

Caitlyn Mooney
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Nathan Robinson
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Randy Garcia
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Hope Airdnaxela
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Richelle H.
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Karina Rios
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Krystal Schwartz
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Kellie Booth
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Richelle H.
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Tom Brewster
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April Dinner
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Eric Haight
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Tony Catano
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Andrea Aranguren
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Jorge Carrillo
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Amanda Rudolf
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Keith Bean
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Alejandro Dominguez
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Jasmin Muniz
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Case Ferguson
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