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Summary Description

South Perimeter Trail

 
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4.1 Miles 6.5 Kilometers

 

92% 

Runnable

Singletrack

442' 135 m

Ascent

-670' -204 m

Descent

8,111' 2,472 m

High

7,569' 2,307 m

Low

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

14%

Max Grade (8°)

Unknown

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Mostly singletrack with a short section of jeep road. Crosses canyons and meadows.

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Overview

Dog leashes recommended due to close proximity to the highway.
Features: Wildflowers — Wildlife
Dogs: Off-leash

Runner Notes

Rolling hills. There is sporadic deadfall, however this trail is usually well maintained by LA county and the YCC. Trail can be ran as an out and back, or via car shuttle by parking a car at the Pajarito canyon trail head and another vehicle at the Water Canyon trail head.

Description

This trail is listed as the "Perimeter Trail" on the following website:

losalamosnm.us/parks/trails...

This section of the perimeter trail seems to be integrated with Forest Rd 181 (see "Water Canyon Trail" on the map listed in the link above.

Flora & Fauna

Elk Herds, Bear, and Turkey.

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in Los Alamos

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#12

in Los Alamos

#196

in New Mexico

#12,301

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