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Perchas Trail

  If you are in New Mexico during hiking season you have to go hiking. Put on your hiking shoes and hit the trail, Perchas Trail in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico is a great place to go. You'll have to go far from Los Alamos to get to Perchas Trail but it is a great escape from the city.
In the San Juan and Jemez Mountains you'll find lots of hiking trails where wonderful nature is waiting for you. Don't forget to take a nice little trip to Rito de las Perchas;
    Perchas Trail is a pleasant place to visit for more than one day, Nacimiento Campground is a pleasant place to camp nearby. And that's not all there is to do here in the San Juan and Jemez Mountains. Parque Venado is a great site
to stretch your legs a bit, and a journey to Fenton Lake State Park is a magnificent idea. A magnificent location in the vicinity of Perchas Trail is Puertecito de las Perchas, and Rio las Vacas Campground is a tremendous local campground. Get wet paddling on Jemez River, and soar down the rapids of Rio Chama in a kayak. If you want a wonderful time in the great outdoors, just come on down to Perchas Trail. It is very dried out here at Perchas Trail generally. The month  
with most of the rain is August, and April meanwhile is the driest month. The warmest time of the year at Perchas Trail comes with high temperatures in the 80's, and through summer nights temperatures are in the 50's. Daytime highs throughout the wintertime are in the 40's, and after the sun is down during the wintertime temperatures at Perchas Trail drop into the 0's.

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These outdoors activities are available near Perchas Trail.
 Trails Near Perchas Trail:
Penas Negras Trail, Rio Arriba County , 1 miles away
Clear Creek Trail, Rio Arriba County , 3 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Perchas Trail:
Rio las Vacas Campground, Sandoval County , 4 miles away
Nacimiento Campground, Rio Arriba County , 4 miles away
Resumidero, Coyote , 4 miles away
Clear Creek Campground, Sandoval County , 4 miles away
Rio Puerco Campground, Rio Arriba County , 5 miles away
 Whitewater Near Perchas Trail:
Jemez River, Sandoval County , 17 miles away, Class -blank- - 50 miles long (Battleship Rock to Zia Pueblo)
Rio Chama, Rio Arriba County , 18 miles away, Class II-III - 7 miles long (Monastary to Big Eddy)
Rio Chama, Rio Arriba County , 27 miles away, Class I-II - 25 miles long (Abiquiu Dam to confluence with Rio Grande)
Rio Chama, Rio Arriba County , 29 miles away, Class I-III - 33 miles long (El Vado Lake to Abiquiu Reservoir)
 Public Lands Near Perchas Trail:
Bandelier National Monument, Los Alamos - NM , 38 miles away
Petroglyph National Monument, Albuquerque - NM , 52 miles away
Fenton Lake State Park, New Mexico , 11 miles away
El Vado Lake State Park, New Mexico , 34 miles away
Heron Lake State Park, New Mexico , 39 miles away
 Hotels Near Perchas Trail:
Comfort Inn & Suites Los Alamos, Los Alamos , 35 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites LOS ALAMOS ENTRADA PARK, Los Alamos , 39 miles away
Hampton Inn - Suites Los Alamos, White Rock , 43 miles away
Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort And Spa, Santa Ana Pueblo , 43 miles away
Holiday Inn Express ALBUQUERQUE N - BERNALILLO, Bernalillo , 45 miles away
 Lakes Near Perchas Trail
Deer Lake, Sandoval County , 6 miles away

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