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Address: Red River, NM
Activities: Hiking
Description: Moderate to difficult hike, six miles one way.

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Romantic for couples, educational for kids

This trail is several miles outside of town and has a good parking area and porta-potty. We walked up the trail for about an hour, stopping to take a lot of photos and enjoy the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
ToddM435Utah
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St. George, Utah
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St. George, Utah
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This trail is several miles outside of town and has a good parking area and porta-potty. We walked up the trail for about an hour, stopping to take a lot of photos and enjoy the scenery. The trail is said to take you all the way up to Goose Lake, but we didn't hike that far. We have though, taken... More 

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Electra, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

It is so beautiful to see. I as a teenager saw it from a Honda 90 trail bike. With Red River Adventure Company it was so much more fun and learning . Thanks again Rick & Vicki Texas

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Florida Panhandle, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We rented a jeep for the trip in October. The road was so bad that a lady with my husband and myself, had to get out and walk several different times. If you have a bad back or knees, do not try this. The trip took a long time, leaving around noon and returning about 7:00, after dark.

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Early, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We take our ranger from Texas. This is the best trail. Scenic of course, deer, chipmunks, cottontails. Also historic sites from mining days with logs cut by axes and chinking long gone. We have had no luck fishing Goose lake but had fun trying. Our dogs enjoyed the trail, swimming and hiking. Go early, picnic at the lake, hike up... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We call it OUR PLACE. ..we had a blast as 4wheeling in our rented Jeep. It took about 1 1/2 hours to get to the top and we took our time. We didn't expect to find such Beauty and we didn't want to leave. I took over 500 photos at this place and hand feed the animals. The squirrels got... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Fairly easy hike but at an incline the whole way. You are required to cross the creek twice so waterproof foot ware is best.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Rented a UTV from Mike's Fun Place in Red River (they were great). Pretty rough road all the way up. Georgeous lake, make sure you hike up the switchbacks on the South end of the lake for a great view of Taos ski area.

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Eufaula, Oklahoma
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We rented a jeep and rode! Be sure to take water. Not for faint of heart or this with weak joints. It's rough

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Must jeep up to Goose Lake. There is an amazing view. You have to climb the mountain and feed the mt goats!!

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Tulsa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The road is a little rocky, but not dangerous. Perfect ride for us. Take your fishing pole and your lunch.

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