Hiking The Fort Bayard Big Juniper Tree Trail
The 24th most popular hiking trail in New Mexico.
Thursday 11 August 2016 04:12 GMT
East of Silver City and north of Santa Clara, the Fort Bayard Big Juniper Tree Trail is a 5 mile hiking loop. It runs from Fort Bayard Adminstrative Site Trailhead To Arenas Valley Trailhead. The route is shared by hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians.
To reach the trailhead from Silver City travel east on US Hwy. 180 approximately 4 miles to the Arenas Valley Road. Travel the Arenas Valley Road 1.5 miles north. The trailhead is at the end of the road.
Overall, Fort Bayard Big Juniper Tree Trail is the 24th most popular hiking trail of all 39 hikes in New Mexico. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Fort Bayard Big Juniper Tree Trail including Continental Divide Trail - Bookan Forest, Black Range Crest Trail, Granny Mountain, Sawmill Wagon Road Recreation Trail, Turkey Creek Trail and West Fork TrailWood Haul Wagon Ruts Trail.