Embark On This Underrated Cave Trail For An Easy Day Trip Near Santa Fe, New Mexico

In the mood for a hike? If you’re looking for a mountain trail with a creek, cave, and wildflowers, then you will absolutely love embarking on the Cave Creek Trail in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

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There is a $2 per day parking fee but backcountry permits are not required. Dogs are permitted on the trail but be aware they must be kept on a leash. For additional details, visit the AllTrails or Forest Service website.

Website: U.S. Forest Service
Website: AllTrails
Trailhead location: Google Maps
Phone: 505-438-5300

Looking for another super cool cave to check out in a different part of the state? The lava tube caves at El Malpais National Monument near Grants are a fascinating spot to explore! Read more in The Underground Caves In New Mexico That Make You Feel Like You’ve Been Transported To A Different World.

Address: Highway 63, Tererro, NM 87573, USA