Pine Loop Trail 05636

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Pine Loop Trail 05636 is most easily accessed from Pine Flat Connector Trailhead.

Please refer to the Manzanita Mountains Trail System map to plan your course.

  • Cell phone coverage is not guaranteed.
  • It is the recreationist’s responsibility to use a map.
  • It is a multi-user area.
  • Trail(s) open for the following uses: Hiking, Mountain Biking, 2 Wheel Motorized Vehicles and Horseback Riding.
  • Be courteous to other users – motorized vehicles and bicycles yield to hikers and horses.
  • Travel only on established trails.

At a Glance

Fees This area does not require an amenity fee.
  • If you recreate on a regular basis in the Sandias or other National Lands you might consider purchasing one of the America the Beautiful Passes or a Sandia Annual Pass at the locations listed below.
Water: No
Restroom: Yes, at the trailhead
Passes: Click here to Purchase America the Beautiful Passes or contact the locations listed below. **Sandia Amenity Passes can be purchased at locations marked with asterisks.
  • **The Sandia Ranger Station, 11776 Highway 337, Tijeras, NM 87059, 505-281-3304
  • **The Cibola Supervisor's Office, 2113 Osuna Rd, Albuquerque, NM 87113, 505-346-3900
  • The SW Regional Office, 333 Broadway SE, Albuquerque, NM 87102, 505-842-3898 (does not carry $30.00 Sandia Amenity passes)
  • **REI, 1550 Mercantile Ave NE; Albuquerque, NM 87107  (REI does not carry America the Beautiful Passes)
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information


Pine Flat Connector Trail & Trailhead:

Pine Flat Connector Trail & Trailheadis approximately 7 miles south of I-40, on State Highway 337.

From the west (Albuquerque) drive East on I-40 and exit at Exit 175. At the bottom of the ramp there is a traffic light. Continue straight through the light on State Highway 337 (south) for about 7 miles. The entrance leading to parking area is on the left (east) side of State Road 337

Pine Flat Connector Trailhead has pull through trailer parking in addition to regular vehicle parking, which is located to the right as you enter the gate. Follow the road south to the Pine Flat Connector Trail 05635. Refer to the map.

General Notes:

(MVUM) Official Motorized Vehicle Use Map


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