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Balsam Glade Picnic Ground via NM 165

based on 23 tracks & routes #99 hike out of 99 in
7.4 mi
Distance
3 hrs 46 min
Time
terrain
2,297 ft
Elev Gain

Overview

This is a moderate one way trail to Balsam Glade Picnic Ground in Cibola National Forest.

This trail goes by Sandia Man Cave and Las Huertas Picnic Grounds.


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drboogles 3 years, 6 months ago
Las Huertas Canyon (Sandia Man Cave) NM 165 From Placitas to Sandia Ski area.
From I-25, take Exit 242 Bernalillo/NM 165. Proceed east on NM 165 and go through Placitas. The road will curve to the south and lead you into the Sandia Mountain Range. At Mile Marker 9 the pavement ends and the trail described in this guide begins. At the end where NM 165 and NM 536 Meet, A left turn here will take you down the mountain to the ski area, Cedar Crest, and NM 14. Turning right will take you up to the 10,600-foot Sandia Peak.
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deekyn 3 years, 5 months ago
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Jerm 3 years, 10 months ago
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joseph.ferry 3 years, 11 months ago