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Best trails in Los Alamos

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Looking for a great trail near Los Alamos, New Mexico? AllTrails has 62 great hiking trails, trail 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 Hyde Memorial State Park or Cerrillos Hills State 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 30 moderate trails in Los Alamos ranging from 0.7 to 14.1 miles and from 5,846 to 10,449 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 Los Alamos
Top trails (62)
#1 - San Antonio Hot Springs
Santa Fe National Forest
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 32 m
NOTE: As of April 2020, it is reported that the hot springs and the gate for vehicles are closed due to COVID-19. Please check the park website for more information. PLEASE NOTE: During winter months, the gate is closed making this a 10 mile round trip hike, most of which is along the closed road. When the gate is open, this hike is less than a mile round-trip. Please check with the Santa Fe National Forest for road status. 4x4 vehicles are recommended. Show more
#2 - Pajarito Mountain Loop
Santa Fe National Forest
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 2 h 47 m
#3 - Diablo Canyon
Diablo Canyon Recreation Area
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 1 h 57 m
#4 - Mitchell Trail
Santa Fe National Forest
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 4 h 9 m
#5 - Natural Arch via Old Mitchell Trail
Santa Fe National Forest
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 1 h 2 m
#6 - Quemazon Trail and Pipeline Road Loop
Santa Fe National Forest
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 3 h 25 m
#7 - Red Dot, Blue Dot, and White Rock Canyon Rim Trail
Santa Fe National Forest
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Length: 6.7 mi • Est. 3 h 34 m
The red dot and blue dot are two different trails. They can be combined into a loop.Show more
#8 - Los Alamos Canyon Trail
Santa Fe National Forest
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 28 m
#9 - Los Alamos Canyon Rim Trail
Santa Fe National Forest
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 7 m
Flat paved walking path for a nice walk. A bridge to stop and look into the canyon less than a quarter mile in.Show more
#10 - Bayo Benches Loop
Santa Fe National Forest
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(77)
Length: 4 mi • Est. 2 h 1 m
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