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Soda Springs Trail

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Follow the Rio Grande as it flows south and then up the escarpment.


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Map Key

4.3

Miles

6.9

KM

88%

Runnable

6,271' 1,911 m

High

5,443' 1,659 m

Low

1,124' 343 m

Up

334' 102 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (4°)

41%

Max Grade (22°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Birding · River/Creek · Swimming · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Runner Notes

This trail is an abandoned old jeep track the follows the Rio Grande and then climbs up the cliff to the top of the mesa.

Description

This trail follows the Rio Grande from the Diablo Arroyo south. It ends at the top of the mesa overlooking the Rio Grande with views of the Sangre de Cristo mountains to the east.

Flora & Fauna

Coyotes, snakes, cool birds, wild horses, deer, big horn sheep, mountain lions.

Contacts

Shared By:

Peter Olson

Trail Ratings

  5.0 from 1 vote

#1900

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Trail Rankings

#27

in New Mexico

#1,900

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Photos

Cruising the mesa top on Diablo 3-3-3
Mar 31, 2015 near White Rock, NM
Keep gong up!
Mar 31, 2015 near White Rock, NM
Turn here and go up THAT!  On Along The River Trail
Mar 31, 2015 near White Rock, NM
Scoria cliffs
Apr 2, 2015 near White Rock, NM
The old jeep track
Apr 2, 2015 near White Rock, NM
Wild horses on the trail!
Mar 31, 2015 near White Rock, NM

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