Angel Peak Scenic Area Trails

Angel Peak Scenic Area is located east of U.S. Hwy 550 about 15 miles south of Bloomfield, NM (entrance is signed at the highway). This area is managed by the BLM and offers overnight camping and picnic areas. There are two established trails in the area, although many people hike along the meas rim to view the lower badlands of Kutz Canyon.
Trail Name Difficulty Distance Elev. Gain
1. Castle Rock Easy 1.2 mi / 1.8 km 50 ft
2. Angel Peak Moderate 1.0 mi / 1.8 km 100 ft
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    Small arch on Castle Rock Trail.
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    Approaching Castle Rock.
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    Castle Rock window.
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    Castle Rock Towers.
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    Tweeti Rock.
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    Badlands to Angel Peak.
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    Angel Peak Trail.
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    Angel Peak Trail.
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    Angel Peak Trail.
    Photos by EMKotyk