Library Loop Trail

 View of the sunrise over the Nacimiento Mountains from the Library Loop Trail.

View of the sunrise over the Nacimiento Mountains from the Library Loop Trail.

Distance: 0.5 mile

Difficulty: Easy

This trail begins at the entrance of the Cuba Library and circles open land to the south of the Library and behind the village housing. You can stay on the outside of the fenced Village property or cut across the property about halfway to shorten the walk. There is a bench with shade on the east side of the trail. There are beautiful views of the Nacimiento Mountains and Cuba Mesa. Nearby Destinations: Village Office/Senior Center, Village Housing, Cuba Library, Dialysis Center, Police Offices.

 
 

South U.S. 550 Sidewalks

 View of a sunset summer storm on the Nacimiento Mountains from Cuba.

View of a sunset summer storm on the Nacimiento Mountains from Cuba.

Distance: 0.6 mile

Difficulty: Easy

The new sidewalk is four feet wide, smooth, set back from the curb, and has handicap access ramps from Cordova Ave.(Nacimiento Community Foundation/Public Health Office) to just above the NM Highway 197 Junction. You can cross US 550 carefully at either end to make a loop or walk back forth on once side. There are beautiful open views of the Nacimiento Mountains and Cuba Mesa from both sides of the road. Nearby Destinations: Dollar Store, Public Health Office, Cuba Health Center, Cuba Credit Union, Magistrate Court, Baptist Church, Power Saw Shop, Cuban Cafe, Forest Service Office.