Forest Road 226

Gila National Forest, New Mexico

Distance18.3mi
Elevation Gain5,946ft
Trailhead Elevation7,355ft
Top8,279ft
Elevation Min/Max6297/8279ft
Elevation Start/End7355/7355ft

Forest Road 226

Forest Road 226 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Sierra County, New Mexico. It is within Gila National Forest. It is 18.3 miles long and begins at 7,355 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 36.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 5,946 feet. Turkey Spring, Campers Cave Spring, Wire Spring, and another spring, the JHW Well and Lucky Well water wells, and the Wall Street Mine (elevation 6,434 feet) and Silver Bar Mine (elevation 7,106 feet) quarries can be seen along the trail. There is also a water tank along the trail. This trail connects with the following: Forest Road 304, County Road C006, Forest Road 4072y, Forest Road 4074y, Forest Road 4072x, Trail #46, Forest Road 4147h, Forest Road 500, Forest Road 4157a, Forest Road 4157b, Forest Road 4072w, Trail #50, Forest Road 4072r, Continental Divide Trail #74, Caledonia Trail #42 and Forest Road 3012a.

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