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La Cueva Trail

Intermediate
 3.0 (6)

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


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Map Key

1.0

Miles

1.6

KM

91%

Runnable

5,647' 1,721 m

High

5,396' 1,645 m

Low

279' 85 m

Up

28' 8 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

12%

Max Grade (7°)

Dogs Leashed

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.

Contacts

Shared By:

Brandon Dougherty with improvements by Jean-Claude Linossi

Trail Ratings

  3.0 from 6 votes

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Trail Rankings

#345

in New Mexico

#23,533

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Photos

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 some of the La Cueva Rocks.
Aug 20, 2020 near White S…, NM
View of the Cave Rocks and barrel cactus in bloom.
Aug 15, 2018 near White S…, NM
View of  La Cueva rocks and barrel cactus.
Aug 20, 2020 near White S…, NM
View of the Organ Mountains and barrel cactus in bloom
Aug 15, 2018 near White S…, NM

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Jun 17, 2018
Bryan Bost
Easy to moderate trail with nice views of Organ mountains.
Dec 23, 2017
Jason Wheat
1mi