Hikes near El Paso

Showing all 9 hikes near El Paso

Dune Life Nature Trail Loop

White Sands National Monument, New Mexico

Monday, April 1st, 2019

The view of the San Andres Mountains at the halfway point
Rating ★★★★☆(4/5)
Overall Difficulty Easy
Navigation Difficulty     Easy
Distance 1 mile roundtrip
Time 1 hour
Terrain A few hills
Best Seasons
Family Friendly Yes
Dog Friendly Yes
Accessible No

Interdune Boardwalk

White Sands National Monument, New Mexico

Thursday, March 28th, 2019

The wheelchair accessible boardwalk with dunes on either side
Rating ★★★☆☆(3/5)
Overall Difficulty Easy
Navigation Difficulty     Easy
Distance 0.4 miles roundtrip
Time 20 minutes
Terrain Mostly flat
Best Seasons
Family Friendly Yes
Dog Friendly Yes
Accessible Yes

Playa Trail

White Sands National Monument, New Mexico

Thursday, March 28th, 2019

The Sacramento Mountains towering over the flat desert
Rating ★★☆☆☆(2/5)
Overall Difficulty Easy
Navigation Difficulty     Easy
Distance 0.5 miles roundtrip
Time 30 minutes
Terrain Mostly flat
Best Seasons All
Family Friendly Yes
Dog Friendly Yes
Accessible No

Alkali Flat Loop

White Sands National Monument, New Mexico

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

The San Andres Mountains beyond the blowing white sand
Rating ★★★★★(5/5)
Overall Difficulty Moderate
Navigation Difficulty     Easy
Distance 5 miles roundtrip
Time 3 hours
Terrain Hilly
Best Seasons
Family Friendly No
Dog Friendly Yes
Accessible No

Natural Entrance Trail

Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

The first stalactites you'll see after entering the cave
Rating ★★★★★(5/5)
Overall Difficulty Moderate
Navigation Difficulty     Easy
Distance 1.25 miles roundtrip
Time 1 hour
Terrain Hilly
Best Seasons All
Family Friendly Yes
Dog Friendly No
Accessible No

Big Room Loop

Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

The Chandelier as seen from the Top of the Cross
Rating ★★★★★(5/5)
Overall Difficulty Easy
Navigation Difficulty     Easy
Distance 1.25 miles roundtrip
Time 1.5 hours
Terrain A few hills
Best Seasons All
Family Friendly Yes
Dog Friendly No
Accessible Yes

Salt Basin Dunes

Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

The white gypsum dunes with the Guadalupe Mountains beyond
Rating ★★★★☆(4/5)
Overall Difficulty Easy
Navigation Difficulty     Easy
Distance 2 miles roundtrip
Time 1 hour
Terrain A few hills
Best Seasons
Family Friendly Yes
Dog Friendly No
Accessible No

Smith Spring Trail

Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

Manzanita Spring with Nipple Hill in the background
Rating ★★★★☆(4/5)
Overall Difficulty Easy
Navigation Difficulty     Easy
Distance 2.3 miles roundtrip
Time 1.5 hours
Terrain Hilly
Best Seasons
Family Friendly Yes
Dog Friendly No
Accessible Yes

Guadalupe Peak

Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

The summit monument built by American Airlines in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Butterfield Overland Mail stagecoach route
Rating ★★★★★(5/5)
Overall Difficulty Very hard
Navigation Difficulty     Easy
Distance 8.4 miles roundtrip
Time 6 hours
Terrain Strenuous climbing
Best Seasons
Family Friendly No
Dog Friendly No
Accessible No