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La Cueva Trail

Intermediate

Trail

1.0 mile 1.6 kilometer point to point
91% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 279' 85 m
Descent: -28' -8 m
High: 5,647' 1,721 m
Low: 5,396' 1,645 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (3°)
Max Grade: 12% (7°)

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This is a short, easy to trail to view the Cave (La Cueva).

Brandon Dougherty

Features Birding · Cave · River/Creek

Description

This is a short easy to trail to view the Cave (La Cueva). It is very wide and well-maintained. From this trail you can also connect to the Filmore Canyon Trail and Dripping Springs Trail for a longer run.

Flora & Fauna

Mesquites, acacias, sumacs, skeletonleaf goldeneye, and cacti.

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Jun 17, 2018
Bryan Bost
Easy to moderate trail with nice views of Organ mountains.
Dec 23, 2017
Jason Wheat
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  2.8 from 5 votes

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#332

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The morning light filtering around the side of La Cueva
Nov 9, 2017 near White S…, NM
View of the Organ Mountains
Apr 16, 2018 near White S…, NM
View of the Cave Rocks and barrel cactus in bloom.
Aug 15, 2018 near White S…, NM
View of the Organ Mountains and barrel cactus in bloom
Aug 15, 2018 near White S…, NM
View of the Organ Mountains and opuntia in fruit
Aug 15, 2018 near White S…, NM
La Cueva Rocks is an interesting formation when seen from the bottom.
Jan 10, 2017 near White S…, NM

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