Lincoln National Forest, Ruidoso

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  • August 14, 2017
    We drove through Lincoln Nat'l Forest in our truck (we're not hikers) but we were scouting out "boondocking" sites to camp out in our little Casita travel trailer. We saw lots of beautiful, level camp...  more »
  • August 11, 2017
    Beautiful hiking trails and scenery. Quietly peaceful. My favorite walks are always walking near rivers and lakes with my dog. She loves getting in the water.  more »
  • July 31, 2017
    Beautiful landscapes and forest make this a place to visit to enjoy nature. Views from Sierra Blanca are unmatched and superb!!  more »
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  • May 30, 2017
    AMAZING!!! Such a beautiful and peaceful place. The abundant wildlife is magical in it's own right. We didn't stay at one of the paved campgrounds, instead we took the advice and direction from an employee at one of the shops in Cloudcroft. I'm so glad we did, it was a bit of a drive and a minor hike to get to the location but it was unbeatable!! A back country campsite with spring fed waterfall, towering trees, amazing views, owls, foxes, and a HUGE herd of elk can't be beat. We camped 3 nights before having to head back home. We didn't want to leave, but we will definitely make the 9 hour drive back there again at some point. It was an experience our family will never forget.
  • January 18, 2017
    Awesome is just small word . With winter all over and ice sleets . The pictures and beauty of the valley is next to godliness.
  • January 9, 2016
    I took my kids when they were young and our dog (can't remember which one) on one of my spontaneous road trip adventures and we came upon it by accident. It was awesome, it reminded me of Europe. I always said I would go back but didn't. Now I have a adorable grandson and my incredible lab mix service dog Sebastia and I think it's time to go again and do some fishing
  • May 25, 2016
    Awesome place to camp, hike. And enjoy With they would clear out all the dead trees
  • August 3, 2016
    Best park in New Mexico!

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