Luna Lake Long Loop Trail - # 2

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The moderate length and easy terrain make this trail a popular pastime for campers at neighboring Luna Lake Campground. In fact, campers can ride directly from their campsites and start enjoying this scenic trail.

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From the trailhead, follow the blue diamond trail markers north through the gate to a signed trail junction and take the left fork. Continue 1 mile through the gate across Little Creek, a cattle guard, and down the main road about ¼ mile to a signed road and gate on the right. Go through this gate and enjoy relatively flat riding for 2.5 miles. A series of short climbs and drops leads back to a signed junction.

The right fork marked “easiest” will take you back to the trail system (Short Loop Trail), while the left fork will bring you back to Luna Lake Campground in a half mile.

USGS Map: Luna Lake

At a Glance

Usage: Medium
Information Center: Alpine Ranger District
(928) 339-5000
TTY: (928) 339-4566

General Information


Drive 5 miles east from Alpine on Hwy. 180 and turn left (north) on Luna Lake Entrance Road (FR 570), just east of the lake. This gravel, all-weather road leads 1 mile to the bike trailhead marked by an international bike symbol near the campground entrance.

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  Area/Length : 
7.2 miles

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  Elevation : 
7,900 feet - 8,300 feet