We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Glenwood Ranger District, Glenwood, NM
Description: From US 180, turn right on Catwalk Road, also known as NM Rte. 174. The...
From US 180, turn right on Catwalk Road, also known as NM Rte. 174. The trailhead is at the end of the narrow, winding, and dip-filled road, about 5 miles away.
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 50 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 32
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Sometimes improvements are not so great

My family and I have hiked this trail many times during the late 80's and early 90's, before the man-made improvements were implemented. It was a bit rough hiking in some spots... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
JEAN1999
,
Phoenix, Arizona
Add Photo Write a Review

50 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Phoenix, Arizona
Level Contributor
37 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

My family and I have hiked this trail many times during the late 80's and early 90's, before the man-made improvements were implemented. It was a bit rough hiking in some spots but still safe for a 4 year old. Have gone back since the improvements which provide much easier access. But the price of the easy access is that... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
El Paso, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

kids and us adults enjoyed the place very much, jumped in ice cold water. Had picknick, and spent all day in the beautiful nature, with flowers, and birds singing and praising the beauty of God's hands. We recoment this place for everyone! Totally awsome !!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I have been visiting the Catwalk trail for many years. I just absolutely love it there. I have not seen the latest renovations but I will post pictures soon.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bellville, Texas
Level Contributor
86 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

…but the Forest Service stupidly removed the uniquely sturdy catwalk structures fearing floods might wash it all away. Once upon a time you could traverse sheer canyon walls with ease through a narrow canyon gorge but, sadly, no more. The charm that entranced many, many people over many decades is gone.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Glenwood, New Mexico
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

had to go around a fence but the trails are great and the views are breath taking! This rooms were on the same street and the catwalk. cant ask for a better place to stay to see all the history that old Glenwood has to offer!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Jemez Pueblo NM
Level Contributor
99 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The trail is closed as of January 2015 but is being rebuilt. No indication of when it will reopen. We drove 4 hours to get here only to find it closed. :(

Was this review helpful? Yes 11
Sarasota
Level Contributor
121 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This is a hidden gem in west NM. We travelled through on our way to Holbrook AZ. And we stayed a night in the White Water Motel, thar was great, one of the best Motels we ever stayed. Old, hisotoric, very nica and clean. Not the standart of today, just good old Americana. Owned by a very nice German Lady.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Tucson
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

First of all, the ranger station in Glenwood, NM was closed tight mid-morning on a Saturday. We drove toward the Catwalk Trail, crossed a dangerous bridge with high running water, only to discover the road was closed to the Catwalk Trail! The town of Glenwood is suffering because of the closure of this supposed wonderful hike and site. We are... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Chard, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
52 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We had been recommended to visit the Catwalk in Deming but unbeknown to us the majority of the trail has been destroyed by fire and then flood leaving a pleasant half mile ramble up the canyon until the route is barred. This attraction is the only one of significance in the area and apparently had a big draw. It needs... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Phoenix, United States
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

they had a flood that piled very large trees and rocks onto the catwalk bridge and trail, you could only go about 1/2 mile.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed Catwalk Trail also viewed

New Mexico, United States
 

Been to Catwalk Trail? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Catwalk Trail

Address: Glenwood Ranger District, Glenwood, NM
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Glenwood

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Catwalk Trail and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
4 months ago
El Paso, Texas

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Catwalk Trail staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?