24 miles, showcases wildlife, rock formations, colored cliffs, arroyos.
Two access areas:
1) Go 2 miles north of Socoro on I-25, take Escondida exit. Head east, then north. Turn right past Escondida Lake. Go east through Pueblitos. Turn south on road following east side of Rio Grande. Take dirt road east, about .6 mil down road. Stay on road, follow Backcountry Byway signs.
2) Drive 9 miles south of Socorro on I-25, go 11 miles east of San Antonia on NM-380. Turn left on CR-A-129 for 3 miles north. Turn west, follow the signs.
Come visit us in Socorro, New Mexico