Canada-Capulin Trail

Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545

Canada-Capulin Trail

Canada-Capulin Trail Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"This scenic, longer hike wanders through the Dome Wilderness in the Santa Fe National Forest and crosses several canyons on the way to a spring just inside Bandelier National Monument. After leaving the trailhead, the Canada-Capulin Trail climbs
a bit over a low saddle, then descends gradually to cross the
first of three major canyons. After crossing Eagle Canyon, the Canada-Capulin Trail swings around a point and starts to descend the steep west slopes of Sanchez Canyon, the deepest canyon along the trail.

The point where the trail crosses Sanchez Canyon makes a good turnaround point for those who want an easier hike. After contouring below St. Peters Dome, the Canada-Capulin Trail meets the St. Peters Dome Trail. Continue straight ahead on the Canada-Capulin Trail and follow it generally northeast as it contours around minor drainages."

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Trail Information

Los Alamos
Nearby City
Trail Type
Skill Level
5 hours
All year
Santa Fe National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS: Canada, Cochiti Dam
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Dec 2018