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Address: Red River, NM
Activities: Hiking
Description: An extremely challenging, eight to ten mile hike (one way).

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Our family was represented by 10 members including ages 9 - 51. The trip was quite an accomplishment for them and beautiful along the way. They saw snow, animals, and beautiful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
TexasMimi8
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Waco, Texas
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

WOW this was the biggest workout I've ever had! I haven't had much experience with hiking, and with the whole family, this turned into probably an 8-9 hour hike. Definitely not easy, like one of the locals told my parents. I was so glad I kept on and made it to the top, but honestly, if I had known ahead... More 

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Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Our family was represented by 10 members including ages 9 - 51. The trip was quite an accomplishment for them and beautiful along the way. They saw snow, animals, and beautiful vegetation on their way to the top. They hiked from Red River.

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Electra, Texas
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We Went with Red River Adventure Company it was an awesome trip amazing history and views . Thanks Rick & Vicki

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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

If you want to find one of the most picturesque spots in New Mexico, this is one of them. It's a bit windy at times, but you'll get a great picture.

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Ranchos De Taos, New Mexico
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71 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Since moving to New Mexico in 2012, my husband and I have summitted Wheeler Peak several dozen times. It is an experience worth repeating and no two summits have been the same. Always a challenge and always a reward.

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Rosemount
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Snow covered in late September, this is the highest peak in New Mexico. It is a spectacular view from the Enchanted Highway. A must do trip while in the Taos area.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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42 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

There are two main routes to Wheeler Peak, both of which leave from the Taos Ski Valley. The first is along the Bull of the Woods trail which starts at a trailhead near the RV parking (just to the left as you enter the valley). This is a 7.5 mile trail with about 3600 feet of elevation gain. The other... More 

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Perkins, Oklahoma
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

A jeep ride to Wheeler Peak is one of the most wonderful ways to see the mountain beauty and scenery that the Red River area has to offer.

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Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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40 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This is a hike that you celebrate afterwards! It is steep and difficult and long, but beautiful and quite an accomplishment! I hiked this for the first time at 50, but hope to hike it again. LEAVE early. It rains, (or sleets) on the mountain top almost every afternoon. It is pretty miserable to get caught in this weather! But,... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We hiked in on the East Fork Trail, camped near the Lost Lake - Horseshoe Lake trail junction. We dayhiked to Wheeler the next day. In early July just before the monsoons kicked in the weather was glorious! We were able to get to the trailhead in a Prius but we had to take the last 1.6 miles very slow... More 

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Address: Red River, NM
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Red River

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