Fort Bayard Big Juniper Tree Trail Horseback Riding

The 12th most popular equestrian trail in New Mexico.

East of Silver City and north of Santa Clara, the Fort Bayard Big Juniper Tree Trail is a 5 mile horseback riding 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 horseback riding 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 12th most popular horse trail of all 22 horseback rides 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 Horseback Riding 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 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:  15169

Fort Bayard Big Juniper Tree Trail Horseback Riding Map

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