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A scenic loop with varied terrain and forest type.


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3.5

Miles

5.6

KM

Singletrack

8,124' 2,476 m

High

7,777' 2,370 m

Low

242' 74 m

Up

386' 118 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Not Allowed

The trail system is closed from mid-December through mid-April due to snowfall and spring runoff conditions.

Description

This trail goes south from the McGaffey Lookout and then winds down through an open area with views to the west.

It then heads back north through big trees. Approaching the excellent Strawberry Canyon Trail, there is a bit of a cross slope and a sharp turn into a valley or two. This loop can be added to Mike's Rippin' Trail if you want to add a little bit more mileage before hitting Strawberry Canyon Trail.

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Shared By:

John Geronimo

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  3.3 from 4 votes

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  3.3 from 4 votes
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Trail Rankings

#545

in New Mexico

#23,718

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Most of the McGaffey Lookout trail tread is pine needles, but there are a few rocky spots
Nov 1, 2015 near Fort Wi…, NM
Approaching the intersection with the Strawberry Canyon trail.
Nov 1, 2015 near Fort Wi…, NM
View west as the McGaffey Lookout trail begins to descend
Nov 1, 2015 near Fort Wi…, NM
Heading north through big trees on the McGaffey Lookout trail.
Nov 1, 2015 near Fort Wi…, NM
Terrain becomes slightly steeper towards the northwest end of the McGaffey Lookout trail.
Nov 1, 2015 near Fort Wi…, NM

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