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Overlook (T5001B)

Intermediate

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0.3 mile 0.4 kilometer point to point
76% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 4' 1 m
Descent: -122' -37 m
High: 8,689' 2,649 m
Low: 8,567' 2,611 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 10% (5°)
Max Grade: 14% (8°)

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An easy trail leading to a great overlook and connecting to several other trails.

Eric Borer

Features Birding · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This trail starts just west of the railroad depot replica. It is fairly level and easy to run. The overlook has very good views of the valley below and White Sands National Monument. This trail connects to other good trails nearby.

Flora & Fauna

This trails has lots of trees, pines, oaks and lots of wildflowers during the summer.

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#10

in Cloudcroft

#319

in New Mexico

#20,226

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Photos

Looking west from the overlook with White Sands on the horizon.
Jun 23, 2018 near La Luz, NM
View from Devil's Elbow Overlook
Oct 28, 2017 near La Luz, NM
Beginning of trail.
Jun 23, 2018 near La Luz, NM
Remains of another railroad Trestle
Oct 28, 2017 near La Luz, NM

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