This trail is open year-round. The rain makes this trail really muddy and the clay areas become difficult to run through.
To access this trail, exit off Highway 371 and head west on Chaco Blvd looking to the left for a driveway before the Crownpoint Christian Reformed Church in an old modular building with some parking.
Head south to the local trail that was once used for old mine carts and has been used over the years for great hiking and biking.
The trail heads uphill onto the mesa top fairly abruptly. Look for the rock markers that are set up to guide the way. There is good singletrack in most areas. On top of the mesa, run south along the trail until you reach a leg off to the right leading west. Again, rock markers are placed to help define the trail. Follow the trail until you meet back up with the previous track.
Don't forget to stop and check out the awesome views all along the way. The trail may seem hidden, but it eventually links back up with the main track. Follow the main track back down towards the parking area for an awesome rugged downhill.