Crest Trail (T25)

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Trail 25 - Crest Trail

Trail #25: The Crest trail is 20.0 miles long. It begins at Skyline Campground off of Forest Road 117 and ends at Forest Road 108. This trail offers spectacular views of much of south-east New Mexico. Great opportunities for the experienced hiker. The trail is open for the following uses: Hiking, Horseback Riding

At a Glance

Current Conditions: T25 Crest Trail is closed between junction with T78 Lookout Mountain Trail and T49 Barber Ridge Trail.
Open Season: January
Usage: Light
Restrictions: No Mountain Bikes or motorized vehicles allowed
Closest Towns: Ruidoso, NM
Operated By: Forest Service



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Day Hiking


Part of the White Mountain Wilderness Area trail system, this trail allows only hiking and pack animal activities.

Horse Riding & Camping

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  Area/Length : 
20.0 miles