Bluebird Mesa

Bluebird Mesa Hike
In Cuba Region


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map Hike Key: H10690
Last Updated: 10/06/2021
Last Updated By: Marilyn Fixer
Hike Class: C (Challenging)
Hike Distance: 7 mi
Minimum Elevation: 8739 ft
Elevation Change: 750 ft
Total Uphill: 0 ft
Total Downhill: 0 ft
Avg. Grade: %
Route Type: CCW Loop
On Trail:
Paved or Gravel Roads:
GPS Advised:
Drive Distance Round Trip: 190 mi
Drive Time One-Way: 2:00
Hiking Seasons: Spring and Summer
New Mexico Game Unit: 6A
Hike Status: In Process

Highlights

The trail climbs about 750 ft in 1.5 miles to a spectacular view looking north and west toward Chaco. On the rest of the hike, the trail crosses some large meadows lined with fir and aspens, along with dense stands of Spruce. Pond and springs abundant on this trail.

Cautions

None.

Trailhead Directions

I-25 north to Bernalillo exit 242, west on US 550 to Cuba. East on SR 126 about 10 mi. Park at the trail head that is on the right at FR 98.

Actual Hike
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