Rim Vista Trail #15

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

North on Highway 84 from Espanola, 39 miles, South on Highway 84 from Taos, 80 miles. Turn west on Forest Road 151 and continue on for about 1 mile. There will be a marker directing you to the trail on the right hand side. You can drive in a short distance to park your vehicle.

Attractions and Considerations:
It’s worth the climb! The Rim Vista Trail boasts some of the best views in the Abiquiu area. From the top of the mesa you can look down into the Chama River Canyon Wilderness. There is a moderately steep climb of about 300’ from the base of the mesa top. Ponderosa Pine and Pinon-Pine types are dominant at the top of the mesa. Rim Vista Trail at the top and is marked with rock cairns.

Recommended Season:
Spring, Summer, Fall

Map of Rim Vista Trail #15

At a Glance

Closest Towns: Canjilon, NM
Information Center: For more information contact:  Canjilon Ranger District.



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  Area/Length : 
2.7 miles

  Elevation : 
6,630 feet - 7,900 feet