Angostura Trail 493

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Angostura trail is 3.0 miles long. The trail is open for the following uses: Hiking, Biking, Horseback Riding, and in the winter cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.


Trail 493 accesses the Alamitos Trailhead and climbs to Serpent Lake in the Pecos Wilderness.  NOTE:  the trailhead accessed from the south side of Highway 518 will be moving from the top of Forest Road 89 to the bottom (much closer to 518) with parking improvements…..possibly under construction Summer 2011.  There is some evidence of historic logging operations along the trail, as well as several springs and seeps.

At a Glance

Information Center: For information contact:   Camino Real Ranger District.



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  Area/Length : 
3.0 miles