North Crest Trail 130

Cibola National Forest, New Mexico

Elevation Gain5,715ft
Trailhead Elevation10,655ft
Elevation Min/Max6265/10655ft
Elevation Start/End10655/10655ft

North Crest Trail 130

North Crest Trail (130) is a hiking and horse trail in Bernalillo County and Sandoval County, New Mexico. It is within Cibola National Forest and Sandia Mountain Wilderness Area. It is 10.3 miles long and begins at 10,655 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 20.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 5,715 feet. Sandia Crest (elevation 10,679 feet) is near the trailhead. There are also restrooms and parkings. This trail connects with the following: Penasco Blanca Trail (334) and Ellis Trail (202).

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Best Easy Day Hikes: Albuquerque (Falcon Guides)
Bruce Grubbs
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"This hike starts at the north end of the Crest Trail and follows it to a viewpoint on the north end of the Sandia Crest. Although the trail climbs steadily, the views of the rugged canyons at the north end of the Sandia Mountains are worth the effort." Read more

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Trail Information

Cibola National Forest
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Cibola National Forest
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Cibola National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS: Placitas
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Dec 2018