Back by popular demand! With wonderful views of the Manzano Mountains and the ponderosa parkland at the bottom of David Canyon, this hike is reminiscent of the Flagstaff area and not to be missed. In addition to the spectacular scenery, this area has plenty of birds to enjoy. Our hike is approximately 3.3 miles with a total elevation descent and gain of around 400 feet, and is rated as a moderate trail. No restrooms available. Limited enrollment.

David Ryan, who has given several presentations at Oasis, is the coauthor of the 3rd edition of ”60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Albuquerque” and the author of several other walk books. In addition to hiking around Albuquerque, he has gone on several very long walks including the Camino de Santiago and the entire Appalachian Trail. You can find many of the places he has explored on his blog at