Albuquerque Senior Centers' Hiking Groups (ASCHG)

West Bosque-Central Ave. to Bridge St. Hike
In Albuquerque Region

Hike Id H10581
Last Update 2018-05-22 22:02:52.0
Hike Class A
Hike Miles 4.3
Minimum Elevation 4929
Elevation Gain 12
Total Uphill 20
Total Downhill 20
Route Type InOut
Drive Miles Round Trip 20
Drive Time Oneway 0:30
Hiking Seasons Sprg, Smmr, Fall, Wntr
Hike Rating (Hike not rated)
New Mexico Game Unit 9
All On Trail Yes
All Paved/Gravel Roads Yes

Highlights This trail has several foot bridges to the Rio Grande overlooks, and a boardwalk with several benches.

Trailhead Directions I-40 to Rio Grande Bd. south to Central Ave. then west over the Rio Grande bridge. Make first left after the bridge and park in the open area to the left.

Actual Hike From PARK (0.0 mi) hike east toward river and go south through the fence access at the Rio Grande Valley State Park sign. Follow the well-defined trail past BRIDGE 1 (0.2 mi), which is the first of 4 foot bridges that lead to river overlooks. Continue past BOARDWALK (1.2 mi) to BRIDGE ST. (2.3 mi). To return, hike north and then west to the ditch bank at DITCH BK (2.55 mi) and then north to PARK.

Comments This trail connects with the Silvery Minnow Habitat hike to the south. There are many good restaurants in the area like the Shark Reef Cafe at the city acquarium.

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PARK: N35 05.221, W106 40.934
BRIDGE 1: N35 05.263, W106 40.817
BOARDWALK: N35 04.615, W106 40.297
BRIDGE ST: N35 04.160, W106 39.761
DITCH BK: N35 04.218: W106 39.798

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GPX:WayTrack, 18Jan16, Garmin, Frank Ernst

Text Author Frank Ernst
Map Author Marilyn Warrant
Waypoints Author Frank Ernst
Track Author Frank Ernst
Maintainer Frank Ernst