Explore the best walking trails in New Mexico with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

mountain biking
1 day ago

Fun and flowy. Great open space for dogs.

Amazing trail for visiting during the sunset, a must see trail in Albuquerque

It's a fun trail, got lost a few times and had to use the GPS to make sure we were going in the right direction.

2 days ago

We didn't end up doing the trail, lots of keep out signs and an aggressive dog, not sure it's meant to be open to the public.

2 days ago

trail starts out easy, walk through fire charred trees but quickly turns fairly aggressive as you scramble the rocks. Beautiful views from top. Pay close attention to cairns marking trail as there are several paths up the final stretch before the arch.

3 days ago

short trail but nice walk through the pines.

trail running
3 days ago

Ran up Pino, Great views of the crest to the north. The trail gets narrow and icy about 3.5 miles up and continued until the crest trail. I used microspikes and poles from here. Without the microspikes, I would have turned back. I turned left on the crest and took it to Sandia Peak then back to the tram. The snow pack on the crest trail would swallow my leg to the knee at times. it was slow going. But the views!! I took time to take picthures from several slightly off trail overlooks. It was about 8 miles from Ellena Gallegos parking to the tram and 9.5 to the peak with a cabin trail connector. Then 1.5 back to tram down. Great views on top!! Especially near the cabin.

Wonderful trail! The trail was easy to navigate and featured a wide variety of plant and animal life. Parts of the trail are closed from March until August so there were a few detours, but again they were very easy to follow.

Sitting Bull Falls Recreation Area is OPEN EVERY DAY (unless storms threaten flash flooding).

WINTER HOURS: Oct - Mar, are 8:30 am - 5 pm, incoming gate locked 4 pm

SUMMER HOURS:Apr - Sept, are 8:30 am to 6 pm, incoming gate locked 5 pm

ENTRANCE FEE: $5 per vehicle up to 9 people, $10 per vehicle for 10 or more, FREE with any valid America the Beautiful access pass (https://www.nps.gov/planyourvisit/passes.htm)

Check the official Lincoln National Forest website for updates or alerts. Or call the Guadalupe District rangers' office at 575-885-4181. (https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/lincoln/recarea/?recid=34238)