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The Trestle area has a wonderfully maintained restroom facility and trails in this area. They have a camp host at the trailhead that has been hosting for the last six years. The place is so clean and the trails are beautiful.
Even if you are not a railroad buff (which I am not), this is an interesting hike, or rather, system of hiking trails. Nice views, well-maintained trails, an interesting ruins and plaques explaining them. Quite a job getting trains up and over the pass here!...More
We stopped for a picnic and a short hike since we have 2 small kids. We had a blast. There are nice bathroom facilities and a couple of trails you can hike. It is marked really well so you know how far it is to...More
My husband and I spent some time in the Trestle recreation area (rebuilt depot building) in Cloudcroft. We took the fastest route about 2 miles round trip (in and out) using Trail T5001B to T5001 to the old trestle. There are a few trails in...More
Cloudcroft is a tiny getaway in the mountains above Alamogordo. Considering that there are no large cities nearby (El Paso is a couple hours), it's no surprise that this town doesn't have more to do. Yet, it's quaint and worth a few hours unless you...More
What a place to hike, absolutely beautiful. We did the bigger loop, it was about 9 miles, its so nice and the trails are easy to follow that it seems a lot shorter than 9 miles, There is shade from the pine trees, and beautiful...More
yes, I believe so. If you look at the Google maps satellite view, you'll see some elongated parallel parking areas in the picnic area, which I assume you can use when hiking the trails. If these are taken, it isn't far to... More
yes, I believe so. If you look at the Google maps satellite view, you'll see some elongated parallel parking areas in the picnic area, which I assume you can use when hiking the trails. If these are taken, it isn't far to walk to town, so maybe you could park there instead.