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Best trails in Chimayo

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Looking for a great trail near Chimayo, New Mexico? AllTrails has 6 great hiking 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 Hyde Memorial State Park or Bicentennial Alto Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Diablo Canyon Recreation Area or Arroyo Hono Open Space. Ready for some activity? There are 3 moderate trails in Chimayo ranging from 1.8 to 2.1 miles and from 6,151 to 6,676 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 Chimayo
Top trails (6)
#1 - Sheepshead Peak and Trampas Lakes Trail
Carson National Forest
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Length: 13.4 mi • Est. 7 h 55 m
The road leading to the trailhead may be difficult for 2WD vehicles.Show more
#2 - Laguna Vista Trail
Chimayo, New Mexico
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 1 h 1 m
Laguna Vista Trail is a 1.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Chimayo, New Mexico that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking anShow more
#3 - Santa Cruz Lake Overlook Trail
Chimayo, New Mexico
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 59 m
Santa Cruz Lake Overlook Trail is a 1.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Chimayo, New Mexico that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiShow more
#4 - High Road to Taos Classic
Chimayo, New Mexico
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 1 h 2 m
This trail can be accessed from about three points. One as shown on this map, one near Santa Cruz lake turnoff (beware of unfriendly dogs here) and one about halfway between, at a good pullout spot. HShow more
#5 - Lake Johnson via Skyline and Windsor Ridge Trail #271
Pecos Wilderness
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Length: 16.6 mi • Est. 8 h 53 m
Lake Johnson via Skyline and Windsor Ridge Trail #271 is a 16.6 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Chimayo, New Mexico that offers the chance to see wildlife and is only recommendShow more
#6 - Debris Basin Trail via La Caja Trail
Chimayo, New Mexico
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 3 m
Debris Basin Trail via La Caja Trail is a 2.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Chimayo, New Mexico and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trShow more