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Rio Puerco Trail No. 185

Contact Info
Santa Fe National Forest
HC 78 Box 1
Coyote, NM 87012

Phone:
575-638-5526
Basics
Length:
5 miles
Difficulty:
Difficult
Time:
2.5 - 3.5 hours
Usage:
Light
Season:
Summer to Fall

Description

The Rio Puerco Trail provides a steep access into the San Pedro Parks Wilderness. It is within a heavy mixed conifer timber type and passes through several aspen stands and meadows.

Tour Companies

  • Santa Fe Area
  • Snowshoeing, Hiking
  • 505-660-0394

Outspire Hiking and Snowshoeing From alpine to desert, Outspire guides enrich your experience by giving context to your hike. So that your destination is not only what you see, but a sense of where the area fits in New Mexico's history, geology and natural world. Our hiking guides are experienced, enthusiastic, and motivated to share the joy of being outside! Day hikes and winter snowshoe outings are planned to suit your interests and fitness.

Details

Length:
5 miles
Difficulty:
Difficult
Time:
2.5 - 3.5 hours
Usage:
Light
Season:
Summer to Fall
Useful Map(s):
USGS: Nacimiento or Jarosa
Additional Details:

No motor vehicles or motorized equipment in the wilderness area.

The trail is in fairly good shape and there is little chance of losing it except in the meadows where the vegetation covers it. When in doubt, lookj for post markes in the meadows.

Non-potable water is available at several points along the trail.

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