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Best trails in Capitan

33 Reviews
Looking for a great trail near Capitan, New Mexico? AllTrails has 5 great hiking trails, views trails, wildlife trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. You'll also find some great local park options, like Valley of Fires. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 3 hard trails in Capitan ranging from 7.3 to 8.7 miles and from 6,318 to 9,609 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Capitan
Top trails (5)
#1 - Capitan Peak Trail
Lincoln National Forest
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Length: 7.3 mi • Est. 3 h 57 m
Trail #64: The Capitan Peak trail is 5.7 miles long. It begins at Forest Road130 and ends at the junction of the Summit (T58) and Pancho Canyon (T62) trails. The trail is open for the following uses: Hiking, Horseback Riding Show more
#2 - Goat Canyon to Dry Canyon Loop
White Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 7.7 mi • Est. 5 h 14 m
#3 - Tucson Mountain via Goat Spring Trail
Lincoln National Forest
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Length: 10 mi • Est. 5 h 10 m
#4 - Capitan Peak via Summit Trail
Lincoln National Forest
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Length: 15.5 mi • Est. 8 h 59 m
#5 - Carrizo Peak via Johnnie Canyon Trail #74
Lincoln National Forest
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Length: 8.7 mi • Est. 5 h 31 m