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South Perimeter Trail

 3.0 (1)

4.1 Miles 6.5 Kilometers


92%

Runnable

442' 135 m

Ascent

-670' -204 m

Descent

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

14%

Max Grade (8°)

8,111' 2,472 m

High

7,569' 2,307 m

Low

Conditions


Unknown

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

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Dogs Off-leash

Features Wildflowers · Wildlife

Dog leashes recommended due to close proximity to the highway.

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.

Contacts

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#13

in Los Alamos

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#13

in Los Alamos

#275

in New Mexico

#16,624

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