Type: Length: 13.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (on pavement), Bicycling (off pavement), Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running, Roller/Inline Skating, Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No
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Location: At Slide Group Area on Sunset Rd off US 82 21 mi. E of Alamogordo.
States: New Mexico
Latitude: 32.93734 Longitude: -105.75345
Take Hwy 130 south from Cloudcroft for 1.9 miles. Turn right (west) onto Sunspot Hwy (36563) for 0.2 miles. Paved pullout at entrance to Slide campground - trailhead parking.
Located on western rim of NM's Sacramento Mountains, the Rim Trail winds through pine and fir trees, quaking aspen and meadows. Several access points from Hwy 6563.
Width: 24 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 0%
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Year Designated: 1978
For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.
Max. E. Goodwin
Lincoln National Forest
Sacremento Ranger District
P.O. Box 288
Cloudcroft , NM 88317
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