Trestle Recreation Area


Trestle Trail Guide Map

Trail guide map for the Trestle Trails on the Sacramento Ranger District.

Click on the map to the left for a clear, close-up view of the area.

Area Status: Open
Trestle Visitor Center

Located at the west end of the Village of Cloudcroft, the Trestle Recreation Area offers a day-use picnicking site with access to popular area trails. Water, restroom facilities, interpretive information, access to trails, picnic sites. This is a day-use facility only.


The Depot Facility Accessible Trail Junction of trails Interpretive Sign Picnic Area

At a Glance

Operational Hours: 9 am to dusk 
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site, Accessible, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water, Parking
Fees: $5 day-use fee. Pay onsite or use a day-use pass such as New Mexico Enchantment Pass or Interagency Passes.
Open Season: - September
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: No camping, day-use area only
Closest Towns: Cloudcroft
Water: Yes
Restroom: Yes
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Open and close dates are subject to change due to local weather conditions.

General Information

Directions: The Trestle Recreation Area is located just west side of Cloudcroft off of US82 a few 100 feet just west of the NM130/US82 intersection. Turn onto Forest Road 24M.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking


Sacramento Ranger District picnic area.
Difficulty Level: Easy


Interpretive Site: Yes
Picnic tables: Yes
Parking: Yes
Toilets: Yes
Accessible: Yes
Drinking water: Yes

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