Climb Climax Canyon

Accessible easily from downtown Raton, this 3+ Mile Multi-Loop nature trail was recently named a national recreation trail.

Climax Canyon is named after an abandoned coal mine and located at the end of Apache Avenue just blocks from downtown Raton. Offers a 3+ mile multi-loop nature trail with breathtaking views of Raton and the surrounding landscape.  Wildlife viewing opportunities.


This trail is unique in that it provides access to nature just steps away from downtown Raton and runs along the KT Boundary.


Length: 3.00 miles Loop Trail? Yes Type: Fitness Trail, Nature Trail Agency: City, Town, or County Entry Fee? No Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Bicycling (off pavement) Dogs - Off leash Dogs - On leash Equestrian - Riding Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running Snow - Snowshoeing Wildlife Observation


Check out the official Climax Canyon listing in the National Recreation Trail Database here.

Want unbiased reviews? Check out those left by tourists and local hiking enthusiasts here.


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