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La Madre Spring

Intermediate
 3.8 (13)

Follow a desert mountain spring to a deserted old mining cabin.


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Map Key

1.2

Miles

2.0

KM

71%

Runnable

5,710' 1,740 m

High

4,897' 1,493 m

Low

813' 248 m

Up

0' 0 m

Down

12%

Avg Grade (7°)

35%

Max Grade (19°)

Dogs Unknown

Features River/Creek · Views

Description

From the White Rock Loop, you'll head up a wide, loose gravel trail. Around the 0.75-mile mark, you'll come upon the creek where the spring flows down the desert canyon. From here, the trail turns to a singletrack and the trail gets steeper. Follow the meandering trail to the top of the canyon and you'll find an old mining cabin with exquisite views of the White Rock hills.

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Caleb Joyce

Trail Ratings

  3.8 from 13 votes

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  3.8 from 13 votes
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#64

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#8,586

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Photos

The La Madre Spring feeds spring vegetation along the narrow creek bed.
Apr 19, 2017 near Summerl…, NV
La Madre Springs Start
Oct 1, 2018 near Summerl…, NV
Wildflowers - Dry with prickly thorns -
Oct 1, 2018 near Summerl…, NV
Waterfall near the top
Oct 1, 2018 near Summerl…, NV
Settlers Landing at the top of La Madre ----- Worth the climb.
Oct 1, 2018 near Summerl…, NV
The old settlers cabin at the top of the La Madre Spring Trail.
Apr 19, 2017 near Summerl…, NV

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