- East of Pagosa Springs
- 22 mile roundtrip
- 11 to 13 hours
- Trailhead Elevation:
- 8200 feet
- Elevation Change:
- 2000 feet
- Summer - Fall
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- New Mexico
Eleven miles in length from trailhead to the Navajo Peak Trail (577), this trail passes through several aspen stands. Highest point is 10,200 feet; total ascent is 2,000 feet.
Map + Directions
From Pagosa Springs, go south on U.S. Hwy. 84 for eight miles, then left on Blanco Basin Road (FDR 657). Travel ten miles, then turn right on Castle Creek Road, continue .5 miles and turn right on Crescent Lane. The trailhead parking is on the right side of the road and trail is on the left.