ACA Canyon Rating – 2A I
NEVER ENTER ANY SLOT CANYON WHEN HEAVY RAIN IS IN THE FORECAST…!!!
Echo-north canyon is the name we use to refer to this un-named canyon just north of the well-known Echo Amphitheater. The photo above shows Echo Amphitheater on your left and echo-north canyon to your right. This is an impressive beautiful canyon hike.
…beautiful scenery here… and wonderful balanced rocks
name- this is an un-named canyon that we call echo-north canyon
elevation- 7000’ at the top down to 6700’ at the bottom
GPS coordinates- ±36°21.749’N 106°31.699’W
season to visit- drier months of the year, like May, June, September, October and November… NEVER ENTER ANY SLOT CANYON WHEN HEAVY RAIN IS IN THE FORCAST…!!!
accommodations- are at nearby Echo Amphitheater
ownership- Santa Fe National Forest
access- is from Echo Amphitheater
nearest town- Abiquiu is about 20 miles east of here
fun fact- This is an impressive beautiful canyon hike.
Park at Echo Amphitheater and hike north… using your own hard copy of my map below… Right-click-save-as will provide you with a hard copy of your own.
Enhanced USGS topo map by Doug Scott
The thin Red Lines depict sections of “slot canyons”
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