Juniper Ridge

View of the mountains from the trail with the moon overhead
View from the Juniper Ridge trail


Located on the scenic Desert Loop Road, the trailhead is about 1 mile (1.6 km) past interpretive marker #9. Juniper Ridge trail is considered easy with an 800 foot (240 m) change in elevation over the 3.5 mile (5 km) path. Most hikers average a one-way time of 2.5 hours in this day use area.

Last updated: December 30, 2022

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Carlsbad, NM 88220


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