Distance: 14.8 miles (round-trip, out and back—7.4 miles one way from the trailhead to McKittrick Ridge Campground)
Elevation Change: 2,700 feet
Time Estimate: 6-8 hours to reach the campsites
Duration: Minimum of one night, two days.
Trailheads: start and end at the McKittrick Canyon Trailhead
This trail guide provides a mileage chart, map, and visual description of the trail [4.85 MB PDF].
Trail surfaces are loose rock or hardened rock surfaces. Hiking or trekking poles are highly recommended. Trail widths vary from two to six feet depending on the trail.
All trailhead areas have accessible parking available.
Only service animals that have been individually trained to perform specific tasks for the benefit of persons with disabilities are allowed in the park and on trails.
Last updated: November 23, 2021