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Galisteo Basin Preserve

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Ideal Hiking and Biking Trails

Numerous trails abound for hiking and biking with varying degrees of difficulty. The terrain is... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Tom B
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Salida, Colorado
Very surreal landscape

We drove through and hiked out a bit. The landscape is totally surreal. Much different than Santa... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2015
Sarah W
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San Diego, California
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Oct 12, 2018
“Ideal Hiking and Biking Trails”
Jun 15, 2018
“Only moderately interesting relative to other area open spaces”
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

Numerous trails abound for hiking and biking with varying degrees of difficulty. The terrain is south western high desert environment from ridge tops to the valley floor. With trail and intersection maps posted along trail junctions one can make various routes to follow. Start early...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2018

This area is more high desert than mountains and it does have some interesting geography, but overall it makes for a less inspiring hike or ride than other area trail systems.

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Reviewed 10 November 2015

We drove through and hiked out a bit. The landscape is totally surreal. Much different than Santa Fe, which is up against the hills. This is more plains of grass with sculptural cholla dotting the area. Not a destination hike; more of a look-about. The...More

1  Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Galisteo Basin Preserve is located about 7 miles south of I25 on on 285 going to Clines Corner. The first exit after the railroad track on the right will take you to two different trailheads. Both are well marked, maintained and illustrated on trail maps...More

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