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Narrows Rim Trail, NM

Narrows Rim Trail, NM

Narrows Rim Trail, NM

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Object Title: Narrows Rim Trail, NM

Image Type(s): Hiking


Page By: Liba Kopeckova

Created/Edited: Mar 7, 2010 / Mar 7, 2010

Object ID: 602453

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Page Score: 85.87% - 21 Votes 

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This hike gives you a very different view of the lava flows that make up El Malpais. You are 500 feet above them and looking down. You also get a great view of La Ventana Arch.
Start: 7084 feet (2159 m), max. elevation: 7519 feet (2291 m)
Length: 8.4 miles (13.5 km)
Trail usage: I was alone the whole time.
Fee: 0$


Take I-40 to exit 89, then take NM 117 south from the interstate. After several miles, you come to the BLM El Malpais visitor center. Pass the trailheads for the Acoma-Zuni trail, and La Ventana Arch. At 12.3 miles from the visitor center, turn let into the South Narrows picnic area. Park in the first part of the lot, near the entrance. The trailhead is right there, well marked.



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EricChuVery nice album!


Voted 10/10

A lovely set of pictures, dear Liba! A couple of them I've seen already, but now I'm going to look at the others as well...
Posted Mar 7, 2010 1:43 pm

Liba KopeckovaRe: Very nice album!

Liba Kopeckova

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Thanks Eric...it was a nice hike.
Posted Mar 8, 2010 12:22 am

PrettinuceMonday Monday


Voted 10/10

That's where we'll beeeee. Looking forward to seeing it in person
Posted Apr 23, 2010 6:26 pm

Liba KopeckovaRe: Monday Monday

Liba Kopeckova

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Good luck, hopefully you will enjoy it...
Don't get there too early. The sun gets better in the afternoon - shining more on the arch.
Posted Apr 24, 2010 9:09 am

PrettinuceRe: Monday Monday


Voted 10/10

Thanks..we aren't really early risers anyway.
Posted Apr 24, 2010 7:03 pm

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