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Mount Taylor

201 E Roosevelt Ave, Mount Taylor Ranger District, Grants, NM 87020-2109
+1 505-287-8833
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beautiful

we didnt go there but could see it from El Maipais visitor center, ut was beautiful with the snow... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
Mickey W
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Sutherland, Nebraska
Excellent Roads And Trails

The roads in are somewhat better from Grants than the north side, but either way no big deal. High... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2018
Dave N
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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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At an elevation of 11,300 feet, this towering mountain is comprised of thick lava flows and extrusive domes due to volcanic eruptions millions of years ago.
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201 E Roosevelt Ave, Mount Taylor Ranger District, Grants, NM 87020-2109
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

we didnt go there but could see it from El Maipais visitor center, ut was beautiful with the snow on the top

Thank Mickey W
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

The roads in are somewhat better from Grants than the north side, but either way no big deal. High clearance is nice but not necessary on the main tracks. Scenery and forest are gorgeous. If you want to stroll to the top of the mountain...More

Thank Dave N
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Awesome views. Crappy road in. I rode a dual-sport motorcycle. It would have been a bit too exciting in a grocery-getter for my taste.

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

beautiful place all the way to the top...you can see miles and miles of our beautiful town...good photo opportunity

Thank Connie2758
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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Climbed this March 25th with wife, twin 10yr old boys, and brother.. Take the Lobo Canyon Road (547) for 13 miles. Then turn right onto Forest Road 193. FR 193 is in rough shape. We were in a rented minivan. We had to take it...More

1  Thank Phatbenny
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Reviewed 15 July 2016

Mount Taylor is a very good hiking destination. Lots of trails and rewarding vistas. It's possible to hike to the top fairly easily. I really enjoyed Horace Mesa for the views.

1  Thank rdsaundrs
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

Beautiful scenery in all seasons! Go all the way to the lookout and it's breathtaking! Go in the fall to see the Aspens turning gold!

Thank sola822
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Reviewed 17 October 2015

I did this hike last week with a hiking group. Hike is usually done in the spring or fall to avoid summer heat and the threat of summer thunderstorms. The second half of the ascent is above the treeline with majestic views - but no...More

8  Thank 505badgolfer
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

Ran a 50k race at Mt. Taylor end of September. Hard to keep eyes on the trail! Vistas from the mountain were breathtaking. CDT was in very good condition and fun to run/hike. Lots of really nice dispersed camping spots. Roads were a bit washboard,...More

1  Thank trailrunner87511
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

Mount Taylor is a sacred mountain for the Navajo and several pueblo tribes of New Mexico. It is located north of Grants, NM, which is 82 miles west of Albuquerque on I-40. Finding the trail is perhaps more difficult than the hike itself. One takes...More

3  Thank Biotourist
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