Bear Canyon TA
Elevation 7,755 ft
Bear Canyon Turnaround provides access to ranger camps in the western part of the central Philmont area. In 2013, only Visto Grande used this trailhead.
Trailhead - no activities.
The turnaround is on the Cimarron River.
Visto Grande ranger training camp is about 2 trail miles to the southwest.
The trail north from Bear Canyon Turnaround heads up Bear Canyon to Santa Claus and New Dean. The trail to the south crosses under the highway and over the Cimarron River to Visto Grande.
Itineraries Stopping Here
Itinerary 2, day 2