Backstage Pass

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Located near two State Parks, Caballo and Percha Dam, Backstage Pass is one of many trails in the Lost Hills of the Caballo Mountains. This area is home to the annual Chile Challenge offroad event, running for over 30 years. These are some of the most famous trails in New Mexico, and Backstage Pas... Read More
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Highlights of Backstage Pass

Camping Category Icon Camping
Desert Category Icon Desert
Rock Category Icon Rock
Wash Category Icon Wash
Highest Elevation
4739 ft
Shape of Trail
Loop
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
East
Nearest Town
Derry
Nearest Services
Derry
Management Agency
Bureau of Land Management
District
Las Cruces District Office

Overview

Located near two State Parks, Caballo and Percha Dam, Backstage Pass is one of many trails in the Lost Hills of the Caballo Mountains. This area is home to the annual Chile Challenge offroad event, running for over 30 years. These are some of the most famous trails in New Mexico, and Backstage Pass, a level 7 (Hard) trail on the Chile Challenge scale, is both an event and a local favorite. The Caballo Mountains are a mountain range located in Sierra and Doña Ana Counties of New Mexico. The range is east of the Rio Grande and Caballo Lake and west of the Jornada del Muerto and White Sands Missle Range. The south of the range extends into northwest Doña Ana County. The Caballo and Percha State Parks offer various recreational opportunities and numerous improved campsites.

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