Guadalupe Mtns. Nat. Park, TX
Mountain Bike Trails
This is a long day hike that stays in the foothills near the park headquarters. With "only" 1360 feet of elevation gain, it's a way to put in some mileage without heading up high. You get close enough to the mountains to get great views and you see . . .
Crazy Dave mapped out this route and plans to ride it soon. We'll be waiting for photos and details!
If you're going to hike, why not go to the top! This strenuous climb goes 4.2 miles up to the top and before you turn around and goe back down the same way to the Pine Springs Campground at the headquarters of the park. It's a stunning view all in . . .
This is the signature out-and-back day hike in Guadalupe Mountains National Park. The trail roughly follows a bright white limestone stream bed up the canyon with the walls of McKittrick Canyon towering thousands of feet above. In late October and . . .
Of the great hikes in the Guadalupes, this is certainly the easiest. In just a 2.6 mile loop you will pass three natural springs and, if you are just a little bit quiet, see plenty of wildlife. The first spring is at the ranch house adjacent to the . . .
The Foothills Trail is a connector trail between the Pine Springs headquarters and the Frijole Ranch area. If you do the hike as shown here, you will need a shuttle between Pine Springs and Frijole Ranch. It's basically a downhill hike from Pine Sp . . .
This road bike ride takes the main highway (62/180) from El Paso to the headquarters of Guadalupe Mountains National Park at Pine Springs. The mapped route starts just east of the intersection of 62/180 and Loop 375, so if you start seven miles clo . . .
This short, paved trail goes from the Guadalupe Mountains National Park visitors center at Pine Springs to the remnants of the Butterfield Overland Mail stop just a short distance away. Info about the Butterfield Trail is available at the Visitors C . . .
This is one of the prettiest hikes in Guadalupe Mountains National Park. It's an out and back hike of 2.2 miles each way. After about a mile along the side of a mountain the trail drops into a white limestone stream bed. Keep going and the sides clo . . .
This is another great cross country ride for real adventurers. 25 miles of pavement and 35 miles of good dirt road and you're at one of the quietest national park campgrounds in the country. You can stock up in Dell City and there are some ranch ho . . .
This trail has great views looking up at El Capitan.