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Vulcan Volcano Loop

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2.0 mile 3.2 kilometer point to point
97% Runnable
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Elevation

Ascent: 95' 29 m
Descent: -209' -64 m
High: 5,935' 1,809 m
Low: 5,796' 1,767 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 16% (9°)

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Trail shared by Teddy Wagner

A nice up and down loop over two of the main volcanoes.

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Opens at 9 a.m. and closes at 5 p.m.

Need to Know

There is a nice NPS parking area at trailhead with clean restrooms. No water. No parking fees.

Description

On this trail, you can enjoy beautiful vistas of the city and surrounding mountains. Watch for MTBers and snakes in the hotter months. There are lots of small round lava rocks that are real ankle turners, so pay attention to the trail. Earbuds are not recommended.

Flora & Fauna

High desert flora and fauna

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#193

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#11,288

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Typical doubletrack in the flatter areas between volcanoes
Apr 12, 2019 near Lee Acres, NM
Singletrack winding around the east side of "Vulcan" volcano
Apr 12, 2019 near Lee Acres, NM

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