Best trails in Cedar Crest

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Looking for a great trail near Cedar Crest, New Mexico? AllTrails has 39 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking 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. If you're looking for the best trails around Cerrillos Hills State Park or Rio Grande Nature Center State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Sandia Foothills Open Space Park or Bernalillo Watershed Research Natural Area. Ready for some activity? There are 20 moderate trails in Cedar Crest ranging from 1.2 to 21.4 miles and from 6,814 to 10,666 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 Cedar Crest
Top trails (39)
#1 - Armijo Trail and Faulty Trail Loop
Cibola National Forest
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 1 h 50 m
Note: Due to COVID-19 measures, you can access this trail at the Sulphur Canyon Parking Lot. This will add 1 mile to this trail.Show more
#2 - Sulphur Canyon, Faulty, and Bill Spring Trails Loop
Cibola National Forest
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 47 m
Sulphur Canyon, Faulty, and Bill Spring Trails Loop is a 3.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Cedar Crest, New Mexico that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. TShow more
#3 - Sandia Tramway to Sandia Crest Loop
Cibola National Forest
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 2 h 19 m
Sandia Tramway to Sandia Crest Loop is a 4.3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Cedar Crest, New Mexico that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primaShow more
#4 - 10K Trail (North Section)
Cibola National Forest
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 43 m
10K Trail (North Section) is a 4.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Cedar Crest, New Mexico that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarShow more
#5 - Survey and Ellis Trail Loop
Cibola National Forest
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Length: 5.8 mi • Est. 2 h 55 m
Survey and Ellis Trail Loop is a 5.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Cedar Crest, New Mexico that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily usShow more
#6 - South Crest Trail
Sandia Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 13.6 mi • Est. 8 h 38 m
This trail is the southern portion of the Crest Trail (#130), beginning at the Upper Tram Terminal and descending down to the Canyon Estates trailhead near Tijeras. This trail is useful for those who Show more
#7 - Sulphur and Cienega Canyon Loop
Cibola National Forest
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 34 m
Sulphur and Cienega Canyon Loop is a 2.9 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Cedar Crest, New Mexico that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is pShow more
#8 - Osha Loop Trail #201 via 10K Trail #200
Cibola National Forest
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 3 h 55 m
Osha Loop Trail #201 via 10K Trail #200 is a 7.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Cedar Crest, New Mexico that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offShow more
#9 - Tramway via Tree Spring Trail #147 and South Crest Trail #130
Cibola National Forest
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 4 h 3 m
Tramway via Tree Spring Trail #147 and South Crest Trail #130 is a 7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Cedar Crest, New Mexico that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated aShow more
#10 - Faulty Trail #195: Route 536 to South Crest Trail #130
Cibola National Forest
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Length: 21.4 mi • Est. 11 h 7 m
Faulty Trail #195: Route 536 to South Crest Trail #130 is a 21.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Cedar Crest, New Mexico that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as Show more
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