Spring Canyon Trail #247

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Spring Canyon Trail offers spectacular views of the Sapillo Box.

Spring Canyon Trail climbs from Sapillo Creek and parallels the creek along the ridge top until it drops back down to the creek from its confluence with the Gila River. The trail follows rolling canyon country above the creek. In cool months, it can be a very pleasant route.

At a Glance

Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Pinos Altos, NM
Water: Spring, Stream. Water quality is not tested. It is advisable that all water be treated or filtered prior to drinking.
Information Center: Wilderness Ranger District
Phone: (505)536-2250

General Information

General Notes:

Spring Canyon Trail #247—In 2018 two (2) miles was logged and lopped.



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This is a moderately difficult trail that runs from Sapillo Creek to the confluence of Sapillo Creek and Gila River.

Status: Open
Difficulty Level: Moderate
Areas & Activities


  Area/Length : 
6.5 Miles

  Elevation : 
5180 - 5800