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Chaco Canyon Overlook Trail, NM

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Rated  Favorite Wish List NM > Northwest
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Difficulty 1 of 5
Distance One Way 1.74 miles
Trailhead Elevation 6,231 feet
Elevation Gain 200 feet
Accumulated Gain 300 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 2.74
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3  2011-06-20 squatpuke
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Preferred   Apr, Oct, Mar, May
Sun  7:11am - 4:57pm
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Syllabus
Chaco Canyon Overlook Trail is a 1.74 mile one way hike with 300 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 52 miles south-southeast of Farmington New Mexico. A high clearance vehicle is recommended to access the trailhead. April and October are the best months to enjoy this hike.


Overview: The trailhead is in the Gallo campground.
The light is best in the morning. If you stay in the campground, make this a before-breakfast hike.

You must stay on the trail. They are serious about this and we know of someone who received a ticket for leaving one of the other trails in the park.


Please leave all artifacts as you find them.

The trail is open sunrise to sunset.
See => http://www.explorenm.com/hikes/ChacoOverlook/

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    One-Way Notice
    This hike is listed as One-Way.

    When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

    Permit $$
    NPS

    Chaco Canyon HP National Park
    $8 per vehicle good for 7 days Entrance Fee


    Directions
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    FR / Jeep Road - Car possible when dry

    To hike
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