Tag Archives: Rio Grande Gorge

Taos Hike: The Devisadero Loop Trail 108

Sangre de Cristo Mountains, southernmost subrange of the Rocky Mountains.

 

 

 

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Taos Hike: The La Vista Verde Trail

The La Vista Verde Trail, in the Orilla Verde Recreation Area, runs from State Highway 567 to an overlook point with the Rio Grande Gorge rapids far below. The steep-walled gorge trail has dramatic changes in elevation and draws many species including raptors (such as eagles and hawks), songbirds, waterfowl, beavers, cougars, ring-tailed cats, and mule deer. The trail is 1.2 miles long. We started at 6,243 feet, with an elevation gain of 88 feet as the trail climbed—a gradual gain in elevation and an easy hike.

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My First Road Trip

 

Welcome back. I hope you enjoy reading about my first road trip with my new parents. Continue reading