Rio Puerco Trail #385

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Rio Puerco trail, 5.2 miles long, provides a scenic hike into the San Pedro Parks Wilderness.  The trail is steep in some areas.  The trail travels through mixed conifer stands as well as several aspen stands and meadows.  It begins at Forest Road 93 on a spur road to the SW side of FR 93 along the Rio Puerco.  It ends  at the Coyote District boundary where it meets with the Penas Negras Trail.  Fishing in the Rio Puerco is available.  Uses: hiking, equestrian, and backpacking.

Motorized vehicles or mechanized equipment are prohibited in the San Pedro Parks Wilderness.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open year round (Accessiblity limited during winter months due to snow depth)
Reservations: No Reservations
Fees No Fee
Best Season: Summer/Fall
Busiest Season: Summer/Fall
Restrictions: Motorized vehicles or mechanized equipment are prohibited in the San Pedro Parks Wilderness. All pets must be on a leash.
Closest Towns: Coyote, NM
Water: Non-Potable
Restroom: no
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Accessibility:
Directions:

Take NM 96 to FR 103.  Travel on FR103 to FR 93 (5 miles) to trailhead. The trail starts on a spur road to the SW side of FR 93 along the Rio Puerco.


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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
5.2

  Latitude : 
36.08695495

  Longitude : 
-106.7467473

 



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