Rio Grande

Most trails begin from campgrounds where day use parking spaces are provided. See the Wild Rivers Trail Map for trail locations. Trails are steep and hiking can be strenuous. Good physical condition, sturdy shoes, and plenty of drinking water are necessary.

photo: Type: Backcountry
Length: 12.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Agency: Bureau of Land Management
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: In Rio Grande Wild River rec. Area 34 mi. N of Taos.
States: New Mexico
Counties: Taos County
Latitude: 36.6806   Longitude: -105.67298

From Taos, follow NM 68 north 7 miles. Take NM 522 approximately 20 miles to Questa. Travel 3 miles past the stoplight in Questa to NM 378. Turn left onto NM 378 and follow the signs about 12 miles west to Wild Rivers Recreation Area.

Description

Most trails begin from campgrounds where day use parking spaces are provided. See the Wild Rivers Trail Map for trail locations. Trails are steep and hiking can be strenuous. Good physical condition, sturdy shoes, and plenty of drinking water are necessary.

Additional Details

Width: 18 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: Soil

Average Grade: 0%
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Year Designated: 1981

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.

Other:
Tami Torres
Bureau of Land Management Taos Field Office
226 Cruz Alta Road
Taos , NM 87571 http://www.blm.gov/nm/st/en/prog/recreation/taos/wild_rivers_rec_area.html

 

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