Rim Trail (T105)

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Trail 105 - Rim Trail

Trail #105: The National Recreation Rim Trail is 31.2 miles long. It begins at the southern end of the Village Of Cloudcroft along NM130 and ends 31.2 miles later at the Sacramento River Road south of Sunspot. The first 0.73 miles (to Slide Campground) is non-motorized with the rest of the trail south of Slide being motorized for motorcycles. There are multiple trailheads along the route so smaller day-hikes are easily planned. The trail is open for the following uses: Hiking, Horseback Riding, Mountain Biking, Motorcycle Trail Riding.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open all year.  Non-motorized use from Cloudcroft to Slide Campground.  Motorcycle use allowed from Slide to the Sacramento River.
Usage: Heavy
Busiest Season: summer
Restrictions: Hiking only from Cloudcroft to Slide Campground. No OHV's allowed, motorcycles only south of Slide Campground
Closest Towns: Cloudcroft
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

General Notes:

One of our many historic railroad grades now converted into a USFS trail.  Either all or most of this trail follows the old steam engine route.


Activities


Bicycling

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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
31.2 miles

 

Trail Matrix - D1 Image

Listing of trails for the Smokey Bear Ranger District Link opens in a Pdf Document


Trail Matrix - D2 Image

Listing of trails for the Sacramento Ranger District Link opens in a Pdf Document


Trail Matrix - D3 Image

Listing of trails for the Guadalupe Ranger District Link opens in a Pdf Document

 



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