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Fisher Community Trail

Intermediate

Trail

1.1 mile 1.8 kilometer point to point
91% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 284' 87 m
Descent: -33' -10 m
High: 7,177' 2,188 m
Low: 6,917' 2,108 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 21% (12°)

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Trail shared by Alejandro Ortega

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A beautiful mile long out and back trail that takes you to a great view from Cuba Mesa.

Alejandro Ortega

Features Birding · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Need to Know

Benches at trailhead and spaced along the trail available. No restrooms.

Runner Notes

Bench-cut sections can have loose rocks.

Description

The trail begins with switchbacks climbing a small hill and continues along the juniper/piñon covered hillside on bench-cut trail. There are several benches spaced along the trail for rest with great views of the Mesa and Cuba Valley. The trail crosses several arroyos before climbing to the foot of Cuba Mesa. The trail officially terminates as you approach Cuba Mesa but you can continue on small game trails to the top of the Mesa for spectacular views.

Flora & Fauna

Piñon, Juniper trees, king cup cactus, collared, horned and blue belly lizards. Red-Tailed hawks, American Kestrel, bull and rattle snakes possible, deer and elk as well.

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