Albuquerque Senior Centers' Hiking Groups (ASCHG)

Dale Ball Trails - Sierra del Norte West Hike
In Santa Fe Region

Hike Id H10683
Last Update 2019-06-14 15:07:34.0
Hike Class B
Hike Miles 3.5
Elevation Gain 150
Route Type Loop
Drive Miles Round Trip 126
Drive Time Oneway 1:05
Hiking Seasons Sprg, Smmr, Fall, Wntr
Hike Rating (4.0 by 1 hikers)
New Mexico Game Unit 44
All On Trail Yes

Highlights This is the northern section of the extensive Dale Ball Trails. We will explore sections on both sides of Hyde Park Road. The Dale Ball system is well-marked with maps at regular intervals which make this easy to follow without a GPS. The trails are well-traveled and hikers may encounter bikes.

Trailhead Directions Get on I-25 N from San Mateo Blvd NE.
6 min (2.4 mi)
Follow I-25 N to NM-466 N/Old Pecos Trail in Santa Fe County. Take exit 284 from I-25 N
43 min (53.2 mi)
Continue on Old Pecos Trail. Take Paseo De Peralta and Hyde Park Rd to Sierra Del Norte in Santa Fe. Turn into the parking lot.

Actual Hike We will begin a gradual uphill following the trail markers in this order. We will proceed to 1,2,3,4,5,10,11,12 13 to parking lot. The hike crosses Sierra Del Norte road at marker 4 and Hyde Park Road between 10 and 11 and again at 13 to return to the parking lot.

Comments You can view the hike on the internet by going to Santa Fe Foothill Trails. You can check out the route we will follow.

Map File Download it.  Usually a larger image.

Maintainer Cathy Intemann