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Lincoln National Forest, Ruidoso

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  • Greenery all around, feels good even in 90 F of summer noon. Visited first time to the state of newmexico and lincoln.  more »
  • Love this area. Air is so fresh and dry. Cool temps. A great get away from Central Texas heat and humidity. Nice primitive camping spots. It was very dry while there (due to lack of rain) but the huge...  more »
  • If you like riding thru the forest, lots of twisty roads, and gorgeous scenery, you need to ride/drive Lincoln National Forest. You will not be disappointed!  more »
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  • 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.
  • Awesome is just small word . With winter all over and ice sleets . The pictures and beauty of the valley is next to godliness.
  • 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
  • Awesome place to camp, hike. And enjoy With they would clear out all the dead trees
  • Best park in New Mexico!