Burro Canyon Falls


Burro Canyon Falls is actually a set of a dozen or more continuous waterfalls.  This one is the highest single drop of about 25’.



beta facts:

name- Burro Canyon Falls

height- 25’

elevation- 9,400’

GPS coordinates- ±35°44.984’N 105°30.564’W

flow- perennial trout stream 

season- May thru Oct

accommodations- none

ownership- Santa Fe National Forest

access- 3½ miles on trail #216 …and a one-mile bushwhack

nearest town- Las Vegas is about 20 miles southeast of here

fun fact- ...a secluded ...beautiful place


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I made an 8-mile loop hike up Gallinas Canyon and down Burro Canyon.  It was a great hike and easy to step around the private land below without crossing a fence and without trespassing.  The cutthroats are nice.


Enhanced National Geographic 7.5’ topo map

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