Chihuahuan Desert Nature Trail

View of the paved nature trail with desert plants lining the path
View along the Nature Trail

NPS / Dan Pawlak

This mostly paved accessible day-use trail is 0.5 mile (1 km) in length with a slight change in elevation. One-way travel takes 30 minutes and has multiple markers on the flora of the Chihuahuan Desert. It is closed just before and during Bat Flight programs.

Last updated: December 30, 2022

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