Tunnel Springs Road

Total Miles
2.9

Elevation

1,946.09 ft

Duration

0.5 Hours

Technical Rating

2

Easy

Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Trail Overview

This short up-and-back road travels through private land and ends at the Tunnel Springs Trailhead with great views. It is steep in spots with some large holes and ruts. The parking area is small. The two hiking trails that start at the trailhead are the moderately rated 4.6-mile Tunnel Springs Loop and the difficult-rated North Crest Trail 130.

Photos of Tunnel Springs Road

Tunnel Springs Road
Tunnel Springs Road
Tunnel Springs Road

Difficulty

The road is steep with holes, ruts, and loose rocks.

History

There is a spring at the end of the road but the tunnels require a hike.

Technical Rating

2

Status Reports

There are no status reports yet for this trail.

Access Description

From I-25, take Exit 242 Bernalillo/NM 165 and proceed east on NM 165. At the 5 mile mark, Tunnel Springs Road is on the right. There is a group of mailboxes at the turn.

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