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Crossbedded sandstone on the Hoodoo Trail in the Ojito Wilderness


Colorful red crossbedding contrasts with yellow and buff Cretaceous sandstone in these small hoodoos.

Image taken: 12/26/2022
by: Adam Read
© 2022

Longitude: -106.923966408
Latitude: 35.5024130356
  (WGS 84 or NAD 83)

About this image

There are several hoodoos formed in sandstones along the Hoodoo Trail in the Ojito Wilderness. See the BLM Ojito Wilderness website for more information.


The Ojito Wilderness is north of Albuquerque and west of San Ysidro. The trailhead for the Hoodoo Trail is 400 feet NE of a parking area off Cabezon Road.

Camera Details

SONY ILCE-7M2 FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS Exposure: 24.0 mm (35mm equiv: 24mm) f/4.0 1/1250 sec ISO 100.

Image posted: 05-30-2023