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

Reviewed April 17, 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 March 23, 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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+1 505-287-8833
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Reviewed April 17, 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Mickey W
Reviewed March 23, 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

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Dave N
Reviewed March 3, 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.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

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

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed March 30, 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

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Phatbenny
Reviewed July 15, 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.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank rdsaundrs
Reviewed October 26, 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!

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed October 17, 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

Date of experience: October 2015
9  Thank 505badgolfer
Reviewed September 28, 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

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank trailrunner87511
Reviewed August 24, 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

Date of experience: August 2015
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We didn't go to the top, but from where we were, I would say yes.
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