Memorial State Park - New Mexico
New Mexico’s first State Park is set in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains amongst a forest of pines along Little Tesuque Creek. The park is a short drive from Santa Fe and offers excellent group facilities and campsites. There are beautiful hiking trails with spectacular views. You can enjoy Hyde Memorial State Park in the winter months too with snowshoeing, sledding and cross-country skiing.
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Santa Fe MVUM - East 2021
Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of the Eastern area of Santa Fe National Forest (NF) in New Mexico. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).
Hyde MSP http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/SPD/hydememorialstatepark.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyde_Memorial_State_Park New Mexico’s first State Park is set in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains amongst a forest of pines along Little Tesuque Creek. The park is a short drive from Santa Fe and offers excellent group facilities and campsites. There are beautiful hiking trails with spectacular views. You can enjoy Hyde Memorial State Park in the winter months too with snowshoeing, sledding and cross-country skiing.
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Hyde Memorial State Park Trails 505.983.7175 • www.nmparks.com West Circle Trail The Circle Trail west of the highway is 2.2 miles and is considered difficult due to the significant elevation gain of 1000’ in 1 mile. Quickly leave civilization below and glimpse views of Santa Fe through the ponderosa pines. The entire Circle Trail is a 3-mile loop. East Circle Trail g ! 5 The Circle Trail east of the highway is 1 mile. Considered an easy trail, it is a pleasant hike above the campround. Continue on the West Circle Trail for a challenging hike or create a shorter loop with the Piggyback Trail. 1 mile West Circle Trail g ! V U 475 Piggyback Trail The Piggyback Trail is an easy, 1/2-mile trail along the shaded edge of the Little Tesuque Creek. There are four footbridges where the trail crosses the creek. Girl Scout Trail H Top of ! the Trail! 9,440' Waterfall Trail East Circle Trail 0.50 mi g ! Piggyback Trail 7 1.1 Starting near Group Shelter #2, the trail to the waterfall is a 1/2-mile round-trip. This rocky trail follows a trickling creek through a narrow canyon to a wall of bedrock with water cascading over the sheer rock. le mi Girl Scout Trail H ! Rd ï West Circle Trail Precautions & Park Rules: g ! The elevation range is 8,400’ to 9,440’. Weather can be unpredictable and changes quickly - dress in layers. The altitude can affect your abilities and can dehydrate you. Please be prepared with plenty of water. Please keep dogs on a leash East Circle Trail 0.44 mi ? 8,400' H ! ï 0 250 500 1,000 Feet H Hyde Park g! ! @ g Santa Fe ! Lodge b The trail is within the park fee area. Vehicles must display a valid park permit, which can be purchased at a self-pay station ($). Waterfall Trail Campgrou nd The Girl Scout Trail is an easy 0.31 mile loop, featuring signs identifying commonly seen plants found in the park. Please pack out all trash H ! Funded by a Federal Highway Administration Recreational Trails Program Grant / _ Hyde Memorial State Park Eastside Trails _ West Circle Trail Campsites 26-46 H ! Girl Scout Trail 0.31 mile loop Ò # 25 # Ò _ ! # # 23 22 # Ò 21 # # 20 19 g ! Volleyball Court East Circle Trail 0.50 mile # 18 _ ! Ò # _ ! 47 # PG ) " " GS3 GS3 Ò 15 # 17 # 16 # 11 # 14 ! 13# _ # 12 # 10 Piggyback Trail 0.50 mi # 9 Waterfall Trail ! < 0.28 mile The Waterfall # 8 Ò " GS2 GS2 _ ! # H ! Ò 7 # 6 # # 5 _2 ! # 1 # 475 V U Campground Rd One-Way> # 4 3 ! H uqu e Creek # 49 rcle Trail 0.44 mile East Ci # Group Shelter ? Park Office PG " Playground @ Visitor Center 0.0 mi ! H ï g ! 48 GS " _ ! Distance Bench Ò Bridge # Campsite g ! Paystation _ ! Restroom # / Circle Trail Little Te s 50 Girl Scout Trail ? Piggyback Trail Waterfall Trail _ West Circle Trail ï Ò Little Tesuque Creek H ! @ g ! H ! Hyde Park Lodge 0 125 250 500 Feet
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