Cecilia Trail #451

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Cecilia Trail is 4.1 miles long. It begins at FR 171 and ends at Trail 452. The trailhead serves as a stop point for the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail.  Visitors will find informational interpretative signs posted at this trailhead.   The trail provides an excellent view of the Cerro Pedernal among other areas.  Wildlife sightings are not uncommon along this trail.  

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open year round (inaccessible during winter months due to snow depth).
Reservations: No Reservations
Fees No Fee
Usage: Light-Medium
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: No motorized vehicles or equipment in the wilderness area.
Closest Towns: Gallina, NM
Water: Non-potable, must filter
Restroom: no
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From NM SH 96 travel to FR 103.  Take FR 103 for 50 yards then turn west on FR 76 for 2.5 mi.  Turn onto FR 171 for 2.3 mi. to Trailhead.

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  Area/Length : 
4.1 miles

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  Elevation : 
8200 - 10150