Hiking, Snowshoeing, Mountain Biking
Dog Friendly, Horses Allowed
Borrego - Bear Wallow - Winsor Loop
Length: 4 miles Round Trip
Elevation: 8,240 to 8,800 feet
Degree of Difficulty: Easy
Seasonal: 4 Season (Possible snow in winter: Snowshoe)
Driving Distance from Plaza: 8.5 miles
The Borrego Trail located just a few miles up the road from the Chamisa Trail head and is another excellent choice for hikers and trail runners alike. The Borrego is a loop hike that follows three trail systems for approximately four miles. The Borrego Trail is a well defined trail that winds through lush Pines with rolling elevation dropping down to Big Tesuque Creek and a lovely meadow perfect for a picnic. The trail follows the Winsor trail for a short distance west to the Bear Wallow Trail. Follow the Bear wallow trail Uphill until it reconnects with the Borrego Trail.
Directions: Follow the same instructions as Chamisa trail. Follow Ski Basin rd 8.3 miles to Borrego Trail Head. The Parking lot will be on your left.