Mogote Trail #102

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Mogote trail is one mile long.  With numerous switch backs, it is one of the steepest trail on Coyote Ranger District.  It begins at the end of FR 173 off of  FR 100 and ends at Trail 82 at the bottom of Canones Creek.  Uses: Hiking, backpacking, equestrian (access to the Canones Creek National Recreation Trail) and fishing.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open Year Round (Accessibility limited during winter months due to snow depth)
Reservations: No Reservations
Fees No Fee
Usage: Light-Medium
Best Season: Spring / Fall
Busiest Season: Spring / Summer
Restrictions: Call Coyote Ranger District Office for fire restrictions.   
Closest Towns: Coyote, NM
Water: non-potable, must filter
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


Travel NM 96 to FR 100.  Travel on FR100 for 7.5  miles to FR 173. Travel on FR 173 to the fork in the road and take the east side fork to Trailhead at the buck and pole fence.  


Limited parking



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  Area/Length : 
1.0 miles

  Elevation : 
8060 - 8460