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0.8 miles

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USGS Quad Map(s):  Petroglyph National Monument Map

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Black Volcano Loop Trail

New Mexico

  • Petroglyph National Monument near Albuquerque New Mexico.

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Black Volcano Loop Trail is an easy day hike in the Volcano's day use area of Petroglyph National Monument near Albuquerque New Mexico. The monument says "from the scenic overlook, follow trail north. At ‘Y’ intersection take left trail around base of Black Volcano. On the north side of Black Volcano you will come to another ‘Y’. Going left will take you south toward the main trail which leads back to the parking lot. Going right will take you north toward Vulcan Volcano." There is no camping available in Petroglyph National Monument.

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Contact: Petroglyph National Monument 6001 Unser Blvd. NW Albuquerque, NM 87120

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