Trails

A blog about the trails of the Pajarito Plateau.

Falls Trail

The Falls Trail in Bandelier National Monument makes a delightful, scenic outing for families or any hiker.

Knife Edge Trail

The Knife Edge is a narrow ridge of rock separating two branches of the Ancho Canyon drainage.

Deer Trap Mesa Trail

One of the finger mesas extending east from the Pajarito Plateau, Deer Trap Mesa offers the most consistently scenic hikes on the plateau.

Neblina’s Trail

A short, shady trip up the Neblina’s Trail offers a quiet getaway close to town.

Tsankawi Loop Trail

If you are looking for a scenic trail with plenty of cultural resources and scenic vistas to enjoy, then check out the Tsankawi Loop Trail in the detached section of Bandelier National Monument.

Upper Water Canyon Trail to the Meadow

The Upper Water Canyon Trail in the Santa Fe National Forest makes a great hike any time of year.

Great Trails Don’t Just Happen, They Are Built

In the early days of Los Alamos, hikers created trails by traveling along the most convenient path. Today, trail builders work to reduce erosion and to redesign trails that are suitable for a variety of users.

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