Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Permian Reef Trail

Latitude, Longitude: 31.988130, -104.755960

For serious geology buffs, this trail has numbered stops along the way that correspond to a comprehensive geology guide (available at the park's Headquarters Visitor Center). There are excellent views looking down into McKittrick Canyon from the top of Wilderness Ridge. The trail is 8.4 miles round-trip, and is rated strenuous with 2,000 feet of elevation gain.