Trail connects the Village of Taos Ski Vally (9,400ft.elev.) and Columbine Camp Ground, 5 miles east of the Village of Questa (7,500ft.elev.) via Gold Hill (12,711ft.elev.)

Length: 14.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (on pavement), Bicycling (off pavement), Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running, Roller/Inline Skating, Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Agency: Nonprofit
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: In Carson National Forest, joins Columbine and Twining campgrounds.
States: New Mexico
Counties: Taos
Latitude: 36.67744   Longitude: -105.51571

From Questa, take SR 38 east approx. 5 miles to Columbine camp ground; trailhead located at the upper end of the camp ground. Take trail #71 towards Deer Creek.
At Twining/Taos Ski Valley take take trail #63 towards Long Canyon and Gold Hill.


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Additional Details

Width: 24 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil, Compacted
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 0%
Elevation Low Point: 7
Elevation High Point: 12
Year Designated: 1978

Contact Information

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.

Trail management:
Carson National Forest
208 Cruz Alta Rd.
Taos , NM 87571
(505) 758-292



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