Lower Apache Trail
ElevationAscent: 4' 1 m
Descent: -537' -164 m
High: 6,908' 2,106 m
Low: 6,371' 1,942 m
GradeAvg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 10% (6°)
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“A short, rugged canyon descent.”— Christopher Bare
From there, turn right onto doubletrack before the access road begins to descend toward the river and a trail marker labelled Apache Trail will be at the beginning of the trail.
The half of the trail near the mesa is fun, fast, and a bit more on the flowy side. The lower half becomes steep, rocky, and much more technical as you descend into the canyon and cross a dry creek bed multiple times. There are even a couple of small boulder fields that will necessitate a bit of hike-a-bike.
This lower section of the Apache Trail will end at the Rio Bonito Trail doubletrack and you can use said doubletrack as a way of connecting into other trails in this large network.
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Family Friendly, ADA Accessible, Need to Know, Dogs Allowed, Features, Electic Mountain Bikes Allowed
Land Manager: BLM New Mexico - Roswell Field Office