Work Day – July 7/17/2021

We are having a work day Saturday, July 17, from 9 am to noon!

What We Will Be Doing: We will begin working on the extension of the Switchback Trail toward Calico Peak, which will ultimately connect the upper and lower railroad systems.

What to Bring: Water, gloves and sunscreen. We will provide the tools.

Where to Meet: Volunteers should meet at the Switchback Trailhead in Bailey Canyon.

RSVP: Please RSVP to Gary Truex at garytruex1972@gmail.com or 575-714-2028 if you plan to attend.

Directions to the Switchback Trailhead from Alamogordo:

  • Take US Hwy 82 from Alamogordo toward Cloudcroft.
  • Turn left onto Bailey Canyon Rd just past mile marker 14.
  • Cross the cattle guard and park.

Work Day – June 6/19/2021

We are having a work day Saturday, June 19, from 9 am to noon!

What We Will Be Doing: We will be replacing some of the wooden signs located along the Mexican Canyon Trestle Trail.

What to Bring: Water, gloves and sunscreen. We will provide the tools.

Where to Meet: Volunteers should meet at the Trestle Recreation Area

RSVP: Please RSVP to nmrailtrails@gmail.com if you plan to attend

Directions to the Trestle Recreation Area from Alamogordo:

  • Travel up US Hwy 82 from Alamogordo to Cloudcroft, about 16 miles
  • Turn right into the Trestle Recreation Area just before Hwy. 130