Plaza Blanca – Sierra Negra Badlands

Plaza Blanca – Sierra Negra Badlands Hike
In Ghost Ranch Region

Map File Source: DeLorme

map Hike Key: H10538
Last Updated: 01/26/2023 2:45pm
Last Updated By: Marilyn Warrant
Hike Class: C (Challenging)
Hike Distance: 7.8 mi
Minimum Elevation: 5905 ft
Elevation Change: 1005 ft
Total Uphill: 1145 ft
Total Downhill: 1145 ft
Avg. Grade: 8 %
Route Type: Multiple Hikes
On Trail: No
Paved or Gravel Roads: Yes
GPS Advised: Yes
Drive Distance Round Trip: 225 mi
Drive Time One-Way: 2:00
Hiking Seasons: Spring and Fall
New Mexico Game Unit: 51
Hike Status: Inactive


Trailhead Directions

This is a Multiple Hike.

Actual Hike

This is a Multiple Hike.


For Trailhead Directions and Actual Hike, see the individual hike descriptions: Plaza Blanca and Sierra Negra Badlands.

As of January 2023, Plaza Blanca is closed to hiking. Any hike involving this area has been marked Inactive.

Map Filename: PlazaBlanca-SierraNegraMultiMap_MW.jpg

Text Author: Marilyn Warrant
Map Author: Marilyn Warrant
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Maintainer: Not Assigned
Editor: Howard Carr