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 is an experienced hiker, backcountry explorer, and the author of several outdoor walking books including The Gentle Art of Wandering. Many of his insights into wandering were developed while looking for archaeological sites in the New Mexico backcountry as a volunteer for the Bureau of Land Management. He is also the co-author of 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Albuquerque. He has conducted many workshops on hiking and wandering.