Lincoln National Forest, Ruidoso

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  • Wonderful hike in the Lincoln National Forest. Walking a long The trail and came across the deers eating in the woods. Nice clear skies, no snow on the ground with fresh clean air.  more »
  • Loved it here. Beautiful pines and great scenery. We saw a ton of wild horses and took some amazing photos. Would def go back!!  more »
  • Beauty, nature, mountains...what more could you want? We enjoy Lincoln National Forest every time we are in Ruidoso.  more »
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  • This place us so massive. Thanks to many dedicated hikers many trails have been marked according to a hiker's ability. This is taken just between seasons..national camp grounds were not open for public camping yet. We found that there is a mixture of public land and private owned land. Just breathe taking.
  • There is so much to do and it's National Forest. We drove all through it and height too many of the trails including staying the night. I recommend getting off the road and Hiking some of these trails. Make sure you wear hiking boots and take lots of water! My family and I really had a great time here in New Mexico.
  • Great place to hike, explore, and take in the scenery! There are countless trails and places to visit and tons of cool things to see. You might even find a desert stream... There are climbing and bouldering opportunities all over! Just remember, always be safe and bring extra water!
  • Great place to get away from all the noise . Beautiful woods and many very good trails. Great views of the mountains and also the valley below. In the winter you can even encounter snow in the higher elevations.
  • Where Lincoln National Forest meets with Carlsbad National Park. Forest meets desert !! Awesome hiking area. Take a camera !!
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