In and around Los Alamos, New Mexico are a palethera of trails for the hiking enthusiast. Many of the trails are easily accessible within the town of Los Alamos and off of Hwy 4 which provides access to the Santa Fe National Forest. Majority of these trails are designated for foot use, however several trails can be used for mountain biking and horseback riding.
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Trail Loop Trails Distance Elev. Gain Kinnikinnik Nature Loop Kinnikinnik Nature 0.4 mi / 0.6 km 25 ft 1. Acid Canyon Loop1 Acid Canyon 0.8 mi / 1.4 km 200 ft 2. Bridges Loop1 Acid Canyon
North Pueblo Bench
South Pueblo Bench
3.0 mi / 4.8 km 250 ft 3. Pueblo canyon Rim Loop Graduation Point
Pueblo Canyon Rim
7.5 mi / 12.1 km 390 ft 4. Camp Hamilton / Zipline Loop1 Camp Hamilton
Pueblo Canyon Rim
6.5 mi / 10.5 km 150 ft 5. Bayo/Pueblo Canyons Loop1 2 Bayo Canyon
11 mi / 17.7 km 108 ft 6. Kwage Mesa Loop1 2 Kwage Mesa Trails 4.5 mi / 7.2 km 200 ft 7. Deer Trap Mesa Loop Deer Trap Mesa Trails 3 mi / 4.8 km 50 ft 1Mountain biking allowed.
2Horse riding allowed.
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⇩ Los Alamos County Hiking Trails Map and Info (PDF 232 KB) ⇩ Los Alamos Caounty Hiking Trails Map (GPX File 781 KB)
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The following brochures brought to you by the Los Alamos County parks, Recreation and Open Spaces department:
⇩ Aquatic Center Trailhead Brochure (PDF 2.8 MB)
(Acid Canyon Loop, Bridges Loop, Pueblo Rim & Canyon Loop)
⇩ Bayo Canyon Trailhead Brochure (PDF 700 KB)
(Bayo Bench Loops)
⇩ Deer Trap Trailhead Brochure (PDF 1.5 MB)
(Deer Trap Mesa, Kwage Mesa, Bayo/Pueblo Canyon Loops)
⇩ East Park Trailhead Brochure (PDF 715 KB)
(Graduation Canyon, Pueblo Canyon Overlook, Canyon Rim Loop, Hamilton/Zipline Loop)