Climax Canyon  LbNA # 67337

OwnerSilver Eagle      
Placed DateJul 11 2014
CountyColfax
LocationClimax Canyon Park, Raton, NM
Boxes1
Found ByFront Range Hiker
Last UpdateSep 17 2014

Clues

Terrain Difficulty: Easy (slight slope, 1 mile RT)
Status: alive



Climax Canyon Park offers a several mile multi-loop nature trail with breathtaking views of Raton and the surrounding landscape. It is named after an abandoned coal mine and located at the end of Apache Avenue just blocks from downtown Raton.

Directions:
From S. 2nd Street go west on Apache Ave to its end at Climax Canyon Park gate and park near it on side of road.

Clues:
Walk around gate and up dirt road about 200 yards to Climax Canyon Nature Trail sign. Follow trail as it climbs along side of mountain to jct with East Loop Trail. Go right 10 steps then left uphill 15 steps to first pine three, then continue 3 more steps to next pine tree. Minibox is at back base of second pine tree under a rock and needles.