Gallegos Peak Trail 182

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Trail is used for Hiking, Horseback Riding, Mountain Biking, Motorcycle, ATV's, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing and Snowmobiling.


The trailhead is located on State Highway 518 just south of U.S. Hill on the left (east) side of the highway coming from Taos. Parking is available on the east side. With gentle to moderate slopes, the trail is signed at the entrance. Take Forest Road 442 all the way to Gallegos Peak - approximately 6 miles.

Attractions and Considerations:
There are beautiful views of the Wheeler Peak country along the way. At an elevation of more than 10,500 feet, Gallegos Peak also provides a spectacular view of Jicarita Peak and the Pecos Wilderness.

At a Glance

Information Center: For more information contact:  Camino Real Ranger District, P.O. Box 68, 15160 SR 75, Penasco, NM  87553.  (575) 587-2255.



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  Area/Length : 
3 miles