Elephant Butte, New Mexico (NM) Trails & Maps

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  • Switchback Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: NM
    Length: 4.3 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    The Switcback Trail is a moderate loop trail constructed along portions of the abandoned Alamogordo and Sacramento Mountain Railroad grade. It offers good views, scattered wooded areas and meadows with wildflowers in season. The lower end of ...
  • Trestle Recreation Area Trail System (Cloud Climbing/Trestle Trail)

    Rail-Trail

    State: NM
    Length: 2.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Dirt

    The Trestle Trail (1.3 miles) is a moderate trail along portions of the abandoned Alamogordo and Sacramento Mountain Railroad grade. It offers fabulous views of the canyons, foothills, Tularosa Basin, including White Sands and the San Andres ...
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