La Vega

Santa Fe, New Mexico 87594

La Vega

La Vega Professional Review and Guide

"Because this trail begins at the Santa Fe Ski Basin, it has less use than those closer to Santa Fe. Its destination is a beautiful valley complete with a stream running through it and a close view of Santa Fe Baldy.

The maps of the area do not give the complete details of this hike; however, the trail is indicated by a trail marker and is easy to find."

La Vega Reviews

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5/31/2010
This is a fantastic meadow. It is very large, has tons of wild flowers, and almost no traffic. We spent two nights camped here over a holiday weekend and only saw 3 people. For a full trip report with pictures and video see http://coloradokeith.com/backpacking-the-pecos-wilderness-la-vega
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Trail Information

Santa Fe
Nearby City
6.5
Distance
1,500 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
Day hike
Duration
Best spring to fall, depending on weather
Season
Santa Fe National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Aspen Basin; USFS Pecos Wilderness
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Jul 2018