Hiking The Fort Bayard Big Juniper Tree Trail

The 25th most popular hiking trail in New Mexico.

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 25th most popular hiking trail of all 39 hikes in New Mexico.

Fort Bayard Trails in Gila NF (NM/US)

Fort Bayard Trails in Gila NF (NM/US)

Fort Bayard Trails in Gila NF (NM/US)

Fort Bayard Trails in Gila NF (NM/US)

Fort Bayard Big Juniper Tree Trail Hiking Map

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Local Contact(s):  GNF (505) 388-8201; Silver City CoC (800) 548-9378; NM Tourism (800) SEENEWM; Gila Hike & Bike (505) 388-3222.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking New Mexico" from Laurence Parent

Recommended Map:  "Trail Map For Telluride, Silverton, Ouray" from Trails Illustrated

Best Season:  Mar. - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Greyfeathers B&B (505) 536-3206; Spirit Canyon Lodge (505) 536-9459

Luxury Loding:  The Cottages (800) 938-3001; Bear Creek Cabins; Bear Mountain Lodge (877) 620-2327

Breakfast Restaurant:  Diannes, Silver City

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/r3/

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Date Updated:  8/8/2016

ID:  15168

Fort Bayard Big Juniper Tree Trail Hiking Map

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