- 2 miles
- 1/2 to 1 hr
- Trailhead Elevation:
- 9600 feet
- Year Round
The trail is along the Rito de las Perchas. This trail is an internal trail which connects the Penas Negras and Palomas Trails. Trail runs through a drainage and heavy grassland. Water is available along side the trail
- Santa Fe Area
- Snowshoeing, Hiking
No motor vehicles or motorized equipment in the wilderness area.
Make sure camp fire is dead out before leaving campsite.
Map + Directions
Travel north from Cuba Ranger Station on State Highway 550 for 1/4 mile to the junction of State Highway 55, 44 and 126. Turn right at the junction and continue on State Highway 126 eastward for a distance of 10.8 miles to a sign indicating the direction to the San Pedro Park Wilderness.
Turn left at the sign and travel north from the turnoff for a distance of 2.7 miles to the Las Vacas Trailhead #51 and parking lot. Drive past the parking lot and continue on the same road eastward approximately 7 miles to the Palomas Trailhead which is signed. This trail is an internal trail, therefore easiest access is through Palomas trail.