Trail connects the Village of Taos Ski Vally (9,400ft.elev.) and Columbine Camp Ground, 5 miles east of the Village of Questa (7,500ft.elev.) via Gold Hill (12,711ft.elev.)

Length: 14.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Camping
Equestrian - Riding
Equestrian - Pack trips
Equestrian - Other stock
Heritage and History
Wildlife Observation
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: In Carson National Forest, joins Columbine and Twining campgrounds.
State(s): New Mexico
Counties: Taos
Latitude: 36.67744
: -105.51571

From Questa, take SR 38 east approx. 5 miles to Columbine camp ground; trailhead located at the upper end of the camp ground. Take trail #71 towards Deer Creek.
At Twining/Taos Ski Valley take take trail #63 towards Long Canyon and Gold Hill.


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Additional Details

Width: 24 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil, Compacted
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: 7
Elevation High Point: 12
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
Carson National Forest
208 Cruz Alta Rd.
Taos , NM 87571
(505) 758-292



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