Guided Hike With Craig Martin Rescheduled To Nov. 19

View of the Rio Grande from the Blue Dot Trail. Photo by Craig Martin

PEEC News:

Due to weather, tomorrow’s guided hike with trail expert Craig Martin is rescheduled for Saturday, Nov. 19. This guided hike down Blue Dot Trail includes great views, interesting petroglyphs, natural springs, and 1,000 feet of elevation gain—all the climbing is on the return trip. Participants will enjoy great views, experience a variety of ecosystems, and get a workout!

This program is made possible by support from Classic Air Medical and organized by the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC).

To hike the Blue Dot Trail with Craig Martin, register online at Afterward, meet Maratin and other hikers at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 19. Bring water, snacks, hat, sunscreen, and good hiking shoes or boots.

Martin is the former open space specialist for the County of Los Alamos. He is a writer, musician, and avid hiker. His books such as Los Alamos Place Names,Valle Grande, A History of the Baca Location No. 1, and 100 Hikes in New Mexico have helped preserve the history of the area and acquaint us with the importance of the landscape and its uses. The Los Alamos Trails app is a result of his many years of exploring.

Hikers will meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Blue Dot Trailhead in Overlook Park in White Rock. Registration is required. Thanks to support from Classic Air Medical, attendance is free for PEEC members and $5 for non-members. For more information about this and other Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) programs, visit, email or call 505.662-0460.